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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis 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 Analysis
Rank 44 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.40% 3.11% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 4.03% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.33 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.50% +60.64%
Business Analysis
East of England

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
473 372 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.80% 77.02% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 196 161
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 54
Average hourly rate £32.65 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Essex 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
Basildon - 8 £375 - 1
Colchester +8 2 £363 -19.44%
Brentwood -1 1 £450 +12.50% 4
Chelmsford -15 1 £300 -26.38%
Harlow - 1 £300 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £465 -
Braintree - 1 £300 -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Project Management
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.67%) Workflow
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) JIRA
8 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (8.33%) Marketing
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) B2C
8 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 3 (8.33%) ISEB
8 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 3 (8.33%) SQL
8 3 (8.33%) MS Office
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Release Management
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.56%) AccuRev

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) Drupal
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BASE24
1 1 (2.78%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) AccuRev
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Analyst
2 27 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Graduate
7 1 (2.78%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Workflow
4 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) B2C
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Release Management
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Use Case
8 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe