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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 24 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 216 160 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.01% 6.82% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 7.32% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 96 127
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £40.89 £27.50 £27.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.68% -0.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.58 £23.90 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £45.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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
2889 2187 2888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.74% 93.22% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1080 1425
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 209 314
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Bedfordshire +22 68 £413 +55.66% 5
Hertfordshire +18 63 £393 +2.95% 13
Essex -16 33 £375 -9.09% 9
Cambridgeshire -19 33 £325 -18.75% 16
Suffolk -3 15 £438 +2.94%
Norfolk -7 4 £340 -2.85% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (23.31%) Finance
2 104 (21.27%) Retail
3 101 (20.65%) Business Analysis
4 73 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (14.11%) Oracle
6 67 (13.70%) E-Commerce
7 64 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (12.88%) Use Case
9 62 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (12.27%) Project Management
11 59 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 51 (10.43%) SQL
13 44 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (8.59%) Change Management
15 39 (7.98%) Migration
16 38 (7.77%) Systems Analysis
16 38 (7.77%) MS Visio
17 37 (7.57%) Degree
18 35 (7.16%) Data Analysis
19 34 (6.95%) MS Office
20 32 (6.54%) UML
21 31 (6.34%) Microsoft
22 29 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
23 27 (5.52%) SharePoint
23 27 (5.52%) Data Migration
24 24 (4.91%) PRINCE2
24 24 (4.91%) Information Management
25 23 (4.70%) SAP
26 22 (4.50%) Waterfall
27 21 (4.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 27 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (1.64%) SAS
4 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.41%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Lync
7 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (7.77%) MS Visio
2 34 (6.95%) MS Office
3 21 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 16 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.25%) MS Project
6 8 (1.64%) SPSS
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (2.45%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (2.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (1.02%) Agresso
8 5 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.82%) TrackWise
9 4 (0.82%) MFGPRO
10 3 (0.61%) SAP SD
11 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.23%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) LAN
2 3 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.66%) EDRMS
3 7 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.02%) Essbase
5 4 (0.82%) DB2
6 3 (0.61%) EDMS
6 3 (0.61%) DataStage
7 2 (0.41%) MS Access
7 2 (0.41%) QlikView
7 2 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.20%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) OLAP
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.61%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 114 (23.31%) Finance
2 104 (21.27%) Retail
3 19 (3.89%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (3.48%) Marketing
5 11 (2.25%) Legal
6 9 (1.84%) Banking
7 8 (1.64%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.23%) Automotive
9 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.45%) XML
2 5 (1.02%) .NET
2 5 (1.02%) J2EE
2 5 (1.02%) Web Services
3 4 (0.82%) EDI
4 2 (0.41%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.20%) Mason
5 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.45%) EPoS
5 11 (2.25%) NHS
6 9 (1.84%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.64%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.82%) FMCG
10 4 (0.82%) User Experience
10 4 (0.82%) Statistics
11 2 (0.41%) Informatics
12 1 (0.20%) Replication
12 1 (0.20%) Clustering
12 1 (0.20%) IVR
12 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.84%) Windows
2 4 (0.82%) Linux
2 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (0.61%) UNIX
3 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.20%) AIX
4 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (20.65%) Business Analysis
2 73 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (13.70%) E-Commerce
4 64 (13.09%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (12.88%) Use Case
6 62 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (12.27%) Project Management
8 59 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (8.59%) Change Management
10 39 (7.98%) Migration
11 38 (7.77%) Systems Analysis
12 35 (7.16%) Data Analysis
13 32 (6.54%) UML
14 27 (5.52%) Data Migration
15 24 (4.91%) PRINCE2
15 24 (4.91%) Information Management
16 22 (4.50%) Waterfall
17 21 (4.29%) ERP
18 20 (4.09%) Scrum
18 20 (4.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.43%) SQL
2 7 (1.43%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.23%) VB
4 3 (0.61%) Java
4 3 (0.61%) VBA
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleCode
5 1 (0.20%) Perl
5 1 (0.20%) C
5 1 (0.20%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (7.57%) Degree
2 20 (4.09%) ISEB
3 3 (0.61%) PMP
3 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.61%) CBAP
4 1 (0.20%) MBA
4 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.89%) QA
1 19 (3.89%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.61%) GxP
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 69 (14.11%) Oracle
2 31 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.70%) SAP
4 14 (2.86%) Sun
5 8 (1.64%) Teradata
6 6 (1.23%) HP
7 5 (1.02%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.02%) IBM
8 3 (0.61%) Mercator
8 3 (0.61%) Remedy
8 3 (0.61%) Niku
9 2 (0.41%) FatWire
9 2 (0.41%) QAD
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe
9 2 (0.41%) JDA
9 2 (0.41%) JBoss
9 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.41%) Ceridian
9 2 (0.41%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.20%) Cognos
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