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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 200 282 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.55% 9.32% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.97% 10.04% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 192 97
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £24.32 £40.89 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.53% +31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £29.25 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £46.50 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
2868 2809 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.91% 92.80% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1648 1134
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 230 229
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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
Hertfordshire -10 49 £463 +19.35% 14
Essex -4 47 £375 -1.31% 6
Bedfordshire -5 42 £413 -2.94% 13
Cambridgeshire -3 31 £350 -9.67% 12
Suffolk -4 19 £400 -11.11% 4
Norfolk +9 13 £378 +14.39% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 114 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
1 114 (30.40%) Business Analysis
2 95 (25.33%) Finance
3 84 (22.40%) Retail
4 64 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (13.33%) Project Management
6 45 (12.00%) Oracle
7 44 (11.73%) Change Management
8 41 (10.93%) Waterfall
9 39 (10.40%) SQL
10 37 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (9.33%) User Stories
11 35 (9.33%) Use Case
12 34 (9.07%) Scrum
13 32 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (8.27%) Microsoft
14 31 (8.27%) E-Commerce
15 30 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (8.00%) SAP
16 28 (7.47%) CRM
17 26 (6.93%) MS Visio
17 26 (6.93%) ISEB
18 25 (6.67%) ERP
18 25 (6.67%) PRINCE2
19 23 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 20 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
22 19 (5.07%) JIRA
22 19 (5.07%) Systems Analysis
22 19 (5.07%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Confluence
5 1 (0.27%) Lync
5 1 (0.27%) Documentum
5 1 (0.27%) CICS
5 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 26 (6.93%) MS Visio
2 17 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (4.53%) MS Office
3 14 (3.73%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.80%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.33%) Agresso
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.80%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.53%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.53%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.27%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) GSM
1 3 (0.80%) Intranet
2 2 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.20%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.60%) DTS
6 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.27%) ProClarity
9 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (5.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 95 (25.33%) Finance
2 84 (22.40%) Retail
3 19 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.00%) Marketing
5 8 (2.13%) Banking
5 8 (2.13%) Local Government
5 8 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Advertising
7 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.27%) XML
2 8 (2.13%) Web Services
3 4 (1.07%) .NET
4 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.80%) HTML
4 3 (0.80%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.80%) MDX
5 2 (0.53%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.27%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.27%) XSD
6 1 (0.27%) WSDL
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.60%) NHS
4 5 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.33%) User Experience
5 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.80%) EPoS
5 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.27%) LIMS
7 1 (0.27%) BYOD
7 1 (0.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.33%) UNIX
2 2 (0.53%) Windows
3 1 (0.27%) AIX
3 1 (0.27%) Solaris
3 1 (0.27%) Linux
3 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (30.40%) Agile Software Development
1 114 (30.40%) Business Analysis
2 64 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (13.33%) Project Management
4 44 (11.73%) Change Management
5 41 (10.93%) Waterfall
6 35 (9.33%) User Stories
6 35 (9.33%) Use Case
7 34 (9.07%) Scrum
8 32 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (8.27%) E-Commerce
10 28 (7.47%) CRM
11 25 (6.67%) ERP
11 25 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 23 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (5.33%) Requirements Analysis
15 19 (5.07%) Systems Analysis
15 19 (5.07%) GAP Analysis
16 18 (4.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.40%) SQL
2 8 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 8 (2.13%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.80%) VBScript
4 1 (0.27%) ABAP
4 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.27%) SOQL
4 1 (0.27%) C
4 1 (0.27%) C#
4 1 (0.27%) Java
4 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (6.93%) ISEB
2 12 (3.20%) Degree
3 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.53%) ACCA
5 2 (0.53%) IIBA
6 1 (0.27%) CBAP
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) CIMA
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.80%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (12.00%) Oracle
2 31 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.00%) SAP
4 11 (2.93%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.33%) Adobe
6 4 (1.07%) Remedy
7 3 (0.80%) ReadSoft
7 3 (0.80%) BMC
7 3 (0.80%) IBM
8 2 (0.53%) Aquila
8 2 (0.53%) OpenText
8 2 (0.53%) QAD
8 2 (0.53%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.53%) Sun
8 2 (0.53%) HP
8 2 (0.53%) Cognos
9 1 (0.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.27%) Symantec
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