The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 24 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 159 218 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.35% 7.06% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 7.39% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 147 151
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £40.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.32 £19.85 £26.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -18.37%
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
2392 2950 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.59% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1755 1778
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 256 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +12 55 £325 -22.61% 1
Suffolk +10 35 £475 +5.55% 2
Hertfordshire -9 35 £425 -5.55% 9
Bedfordshire -16 19 £450 +9.15% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 9 £363 +3.57%
Norfolk -6 5 £418 +23.46%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 152 (43.30%) Business Analysis
2 107 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (27.64%) Finance
4 66 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (14.25%) Project Management
7 43 (12.25%) Use Case
7 43 (12.25%) User Stories
8 37 (10.54%) Retail
9 33 (9.40%) SDLC
10 32 (9.12%) SQL
11 30 (8.55%) Scrum
12 25 (7.12%) Waterfall
12 25 (7.12%) Migration
12 25 (7.12%) MS Visio
13 23 (6.55%) Microsoft
13 23 (6.55%) SAP
14 22 (6.27%) MS Excel
14 22 (6.27%) Degree
15 21 (5.98%) Data Analysis
15 21 (5.98%) Workflow
15 21 (5.98%) Mainframe
16 19 (5.41%) CRM
16 19 (5.41%) Data Modelling
16 19 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (5.13%) JIRA
17 18 (5.13%) ISEB
17 18 (5.13%) E-Commerce
18 16 (4.56%) Document Management
18 16 (4.56%) PRINCE2

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.13%) CMS
2 9 (2.56%) Documentum
3 8 (2.28%) Confluence
3 8 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.71%) Drupal
6 2 (0.57%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Liferay
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (7.12%) MS Visio
2 22 (6.27%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.42%) MS Office
4 9 (2.56%) MS Project
5 6 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Sonata
1 10 (2.85%) Tercero
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.71%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.57%) HFM
4 2 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.28%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.57%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.28%) WebEx
2 7 (1.99%) ATM
3 4 (1.14%) NAS
4 2 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.57%) Skype
4 2 (0.57%) VPN
5 1 (0.28%) Broadband
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) NFC
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.42%) DB2
1 12 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.99%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.71%) Big Data
4 6 (1.71%) MS Access
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) DataStage
6 1 (0.28%) Essbase
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.13%) JIRA
2 4 (1.14%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (27.64%) Finance
2 37 (10.54%) Retail
3 12 (3.42%) Marketing
4 9 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 9 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.28%) Back Office
6 7 (1.99%) Automotive
7 6 (1.71%) German Language
8 5 (1.42%) Advertising
8 5 (1.42%) Banking
9 4 (1.14%) Front Office
9 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (1.14%) Publishing
9 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 2 (0.57%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.14%) Gherkin
2 3 (0.85%) .NET
2 3 (0.85%) J2EE
3 2 (0.57%) EDI
4 1 (0.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.28%) REST
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.98%) Mainframe
3 15 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.85%) Reference Data
5 9 (2.56%) Robotics
6 7 (1.99%) User Experience
7 6 (1.71%) PMI
7 6 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.42%) BYOD
8 5 (1.42%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.14%) EPoS
9 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.85%) FMCG
10 3 (0.85%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.99%) Windows
2 5 (1.42%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Linux
4 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (43.30%) Business Analysis
2 107 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (14.25%) Project Management
5 43 (12.25%) Use Case
5 43 (12.25%) User Stories
6 33 (9.40%) SDLC
7 30 (8.55%) Scrum
8 25 (7.12%) Migration
8 25 (7.12%) Waterfall
9 21 (5.98%) Data Analysis
9 21 (5.98%) Workflow
10 19 (5.41%) CRM
10 19 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 19 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 16 (4.56%) Document Management
12 16 (4.56%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
13 15 (4.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.12%) SQL
2 14 (3.99%) COBOL
3 7 (1.99%) C
4 2 (0.57%) VBA
5 1 (0.28%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.27%) Degree
2 18 (5.13%) ISEB
3 9 (2.56%) CISM
3 9 (2.56%) CISSP
4 6 (1.71%) CISA
4 6 (1.71%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.14%) CBAP
6 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ACCA
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) IIBA
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) QA
2 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.57%) SEPA
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.85%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (6.55%) Microsoft
1 23 (6.55%) SAP
2 10 (2.85%) Avaloq
2 10 (2.85%) FNZ
2 10 (2.85%) Sitecore
3 9 (2.56%) Kofax
3 9 (2.56%) Oracle
3 9 (2.56%) Varonis
4 8 (2.28%) Blue Prism
5 5 (1.42%) Concur
6 4 (1.14%) RedPrairie
6 4 (1.14%) Teradata
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco
7 3 (0.85%) JDA
7 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.57%) ComArch
8 2 (0.57%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.57%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.57%) Northgate
8 2 (0.57%) Thunderhead
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