The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Rank 34 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 23 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.56% 2.81% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 3.49% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
351 430 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.78% 80.52% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 252 186
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford - 3 £450 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Mainframe
2 21 (32.81%) CRM
3 19 (29.69%) DB2
4 18 (28.13%) SQL
4 18 (28.13%) Degree
5 15 (23.44%) Marketing
5 15 (23.44%) Data Analysis
6 14 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (21.88%) Hadoop
6 14 (21.88%) Oracle
6 14 (21.88%) Windows
6 14 (21.88%) Data Analytics
6 14 (21.88%) Analytics
6 14 (21.88%) Customer Analytics
7 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (20.31%) Campaign Management
8 12 (18.75%) User Stories
8 12 (18.75%) Windows Vista
9 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (15.63%) Use Case
9 10 (15.63%) Big Data
10 9 (14.06%) SDLC
10 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
10 9 (14.06%) Wealth Management
10 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (12.50%) COBOL
11 8 (12.50%) Avaloq

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Sonata
1 8 (12.50%) Tercero
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (3.13%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (3.13%) WebEx
2 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) DB2
2 14 (21.88%) Hadoop
3 10 (15.63%) Big Data
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.13%) DataStage
5 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.13%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Essbase
6 1 (1.56%) MS Access
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Marketing
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Advertising
4 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Analyst
2 46 (71.88%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Consultant
4 9 (14.06%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Wrap Business Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Digital Marketing Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Marketing Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Marketing Business Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Business IT Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) CRM Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) Data Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Analytics Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Mainframe
2 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.06%) Mathematics
4 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.94%) User Experience
6 4 (6.25%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.69%) Reinsurance
8 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) CRM
3 15 (23.44%) Data Analysis
4 14 (21.88%) Analytics
4 14 (21.88%) Customer Analytics
4 14 (21.88%) Data Analytics
4 14 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (20.31%) Campaign Management
6 12 (18.75%) User Stories
7 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.63%) Use Case
8 9 (14.06%) SDLC
8 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.06%) Wealth Management
9 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.94%) B2C
10 7 (10.94%) Content Management
10 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
10 7 (10.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) COBOL
3 2 (3.13%) ABAP
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Avaloq
2 8 (12.50%) FNZ
3 7 (10.94%) Adobe
3 7 (10.94%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.38%) SAP
5 3 (4.69%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) Ariba
6 2 (3.13%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) ComArch
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards