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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 162 263 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.90% 9.20% 8.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 10.00% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 193 117
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £36.25 £30.50 £31.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -3.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
2564 2629 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.30% 91.99% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1465 1035
Average daily rate £375 £373 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 221 236
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £39.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -7 43 £400 - 12
Essex -8 39 £400 +6.66% 8
Bedfordshire -13 31 £388 -8.82% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 25 £375 -3.22% 8
Suffolk -3 18 £425 -1.44% 6
Norfolk +4 6 £398 +165.16% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (37.26%) Business Analysis
2 86 (27.39%) Finance
3 84 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (21.34%) Retail
5 51 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
7 42 (13.38%) Project Management
8 40 (12.74%) Change Management
9 37 (11.78%) SAP
10 33 (10.51%) Oracle
10 33 (10.51%) Use Case
11 29 (9.24%) Scrum
12 28 (8.92%) SQL
12 28 (8.92%) ISEB
12 28 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (8.92%) Waterfall
13 27 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (7.96%) User Stories
15 22 (7.01%) E-Commerce
15 22 (7.01%) ERP
16 21 (6.69%) ITIL
17 20 (6.37%) GAP Analysis
18 19 (6.05%) PRINCE2
18 19 (6.05%) MS Visio
18 19 (6.05%) Microsoft
19 18 (5.73%) CRM
20 17 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 16 (5.10%) Management Information System
22 15 (4.78%) Data Modelling
22 15 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.32%) Lync
4 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.32%) Drupal
4 1 (0.32%) Documentum
4 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (6.05%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (4.46%) MS Office
4 11 (3.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.27%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (1.27%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.96%) Agresso
6 2 (0.64%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.64%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.64%) SAP PP-PI
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.32%) ATM
2 1 (0.32%) GSM
2 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.55%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.96%) QlikView
7 3 (0.96%) DTS
7 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.32%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.32%) ProClarity
9 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (4.14%) JIRA
2 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (27.39%) Finance
2 67 (21.34%) Retail
3 11 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.55%) Legal
4 8 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.23%) Local Government
5 7 (2.23%) Banking
6 5 (1.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.59%) Front Office
7 3 (0.96%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.82%) XML
2 5 (1.59%) SAP PI
3 4 (1.27%) Web Services
4 3 (0.96%) SAP Basis
4 3 (0.96%) Middleware
5 2 (0.64%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.32%) WSDL
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) XSD
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.27%) EPoS
3 4 (1.27%) NHS
3 4 (1.27%) Kindle
4 3 (0.96%) User Experience
5 2 (0.64%) FMCG
5 2 (0.64%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.32%) BYOD
6 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.96%) UNIX
2 2 (0.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.32%) Solaris
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.26%) Business Analysis
2 84 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (13.38%) Project Management
5 40 (12.74%) Change Management
6 33 (10.51%) Use Case
7 29 (9.24%) Scrum
8 28 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (8.92%) Waterfall
9 27 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (7.96%) User Stories
11 22 (7.01%) E-Commerce
11 22 (7.01%) ERP
12 21 (6.69%) ITIL
13 20 (6.37%) GAP Analysis
14 19 (6.05%) PRINCE2
15 18 (5.73%) CRM
16 17 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 15 (4.78%) Data Modelling
18 14 (4.46%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.92%) SQL
2 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.64%) C
5 1 (0.32%) SOQL
5 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) Java
5 1 (0.32%) VBScript
5 1 (0.32%) VB
5 1 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (8.92%) ISEB
2 10 (3.18%) Degree
3 7 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.96%) IIBA
4 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) CBAP
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.18%) QA
2 8 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (11.78%) SAP
2 33 (10.51%) Oracle
3 19 (6.05%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.18%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (2.87%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.59%) Remedy
7 4 (1.27%) BMC
8 3 (0.96%) IBM
8 3 (0.96%) Adobe
8 3 (0.96%) ReadSoft
9 2 (0.64%) QAD
9 2 (0.64%) Cognos
9 2 (0.64%) HP
9 2 (0.64%) Tableau
10 1 (0.32%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.32%) Northgate
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.32%) SunGard
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