The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 247 262 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.92% 8.35% 6.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.42% 8.93% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 171 99
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£413 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Average hourly rate £23.41 £40.89 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.75% +48.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £29.25 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £46.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2934 2933 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.07% 93.50% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1750 1111
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 227 209
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.21 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £39.02 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +1 57 £413 - 10
Hertfordshire -1 57 £450 +16.12% 6
Essex +11 49 £416 +18.92% 5
Cambridgeshire -5 41 £350 -6.66% 5
Suffolk +3 30 £425 -6.84% 5
Norfolk +20 12 £378 +11.02% 1
East Anglia - 2 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 117 (28.68%) Business Analysis
2 109 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (23.04%) Retail
4 89 (21.81%) Finance
5 71 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (12.25%) Change Management
6 50 (12.25%) Project Management
7 43 (10.54%) E-Commerce
8 42 (10.29%) Oracle
9 39 (9.56%) SQL
10 38 (9.31%) Use Case
10 38 (9.31%) Waterfall
10 38 (9.31%) User Stories
11 36 (8.82%) SAP
12 35 (8.58%) CRM
12 35 (8.58%) Scrum
13 32 (7.84%) Microsoft
13 32 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 28 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (6.62%) PRINCE2
15 27 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (6.37%) ERP
16 26 (6.37%) MS Visio
17 24 (5.88%) ITIL
17 24 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
17 24 (5.88%) Marketing
18 23 (5.64%) ISEB
19 22 (5.39%) Manufacturing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.23%) CMS
4 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.25%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) CICS
6 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.25%) DNN
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) Kentico
6 1 (0.25%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (6.37%) MS Visio
2 21 (5.15%) MS Office
3 18 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.68%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.23%) Agresso
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.98%) MFGPRO
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.74%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.49%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) SaaS
1 2 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.98%) Intranet
2 3 (0.74%) GSM
3 2 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.47%) DTS
6 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.25%) ProClarity
8 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.25%) MS Access
8 1 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (4.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 94 (23.04%) Retail
2 89 (21.81%) Finance
3 24 (5.88%) Marketing
4 22 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.21%) Banking
5 9 (2.21%) Legal
6 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.96%) Local Government
7 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.19%) XML
2 7 (1.72%) Web Services
3 4 (0.98%) .NET
4 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.74%) HTML
4 3 (0.74%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.74%) MDX
5 2 (0.49%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.96%) User Experience
4 6 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.23%) NHS
6 4 (0.98%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.74%) EPoS
7 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.74%) FMCG
7 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.25%) BYOD
8 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.25%) iPad
8 1 (0.25%) DTV
8 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.23%) UNIX
1 5 (1.23%) Windows
2 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.25%) AIX
3 1 (0.25%) Solaris
3 1 (0.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.68%) Business Analysis
2 109 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (12.25%) Change Management
4 50 (12.25%) Project Management
5 43 (10.54%) E-Commerce
6 38 (9.31%) Use Case
6 38 (9.31%) Waterfall
6 38 (9.31%) User Stories
7 35 (8.58%) CRM
7 35 (8.58%) Scrum
8 28 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 27 (6.62%) PRINCE2
9 27 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (6.37%) ERP
11 24 (5.88%) ITIL
11 24 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
12 21 (5.15%) Business Process Mapping
13 20 (4.90%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.56%) SQL
2 8 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.74%) VBScript
5 1 (0.25%) ABAP
5 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.25%) C
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (5.64%) ISEB
2 10 (2.45%) Degree
3 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.98%) IIBA
5 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ACCA
7 1 (0.25%) CIMA
7 1 (0.25%) CBAP
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (10.29%) Oracle
2 36 (8.82%) SAP
3 32 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.23%) Adobe
5 5 (1.23%) IBM
6 4 (0.98%) QAD
7 3 (0.74%) HP
7 3 (0.74%) BMC
7 3 (0.74%) Cognos
7 3 (0.74%) Remedy
7 3 (0.74%) ReadSoft
8 2 (0.49%) ATG
8 2 (0.49%) OpenText
8 2 (0.49%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.49%) Sun
8 2 (0.49%) Aquila
8 2 (0.49%) hybris
9 1 (0.25%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.25%) Ceridian
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