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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 15 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 46 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.65% 2.14% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.37% 2.78% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 10
Median daily rate £250 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £386
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £32.65 £37.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% -13.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £32.65 £32.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £32.65 £42.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
372 395 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 86.11% 76.70% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 208 209
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.67 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +8.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £24.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.90 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Basildon +5 3 £260 -22.96%
Brentwood +10 2 £350 +48.93%
Chelmsford +1 2 £450 +50.00%
Colchester -5 1 £463 +8.82%
Southend-on-Sea -7 1 - -
Witham - 1 £400 -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 39 (48.15%) Mainframe
2 28 (34.57%) DB2
2 28 (34.57%) SDLC
3 27 (33.33%) SQL
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) Data Analysis
5 20 (24.69%) Degree
5 20 (24.69%) CRM
6 19 (23.46%) COBOL
6 19 (23.46%) Oracle
7 18 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 18 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 18 (22.22%) Data Analytics
7 18 (22.22%) Analytics
8 17 (20.99%) Customer Analytics
8 17 (20.99%) Use Case
8 17 (20.99%) Windows
9 16 (19.75%) Campaign Management
9 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (18.52%) Windows Vista
11 14 (17.28%) Project Management
12 12 (14.81%) MS Office
12 12 (14.81%) Time Management
12 12 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
13 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
14 10 (12.35%) Big Data
14 10 (12.35%) Migration
14 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
14 10 (12.35%) J2EE

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 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) MS Project
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Sonata
1 7 (8.64%) Tercero
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.23%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.23%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
1 2 (2.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) WebEx
2 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.57%) DB2
2 18 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 10 (12.35%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) Essbase
4 5 (6.17%) MS Access
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.47%) DataStage
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) Power BI
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 8 (9.88%) Automotive
1 8 (9.88%) Marketing
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Advertising
4 3 (3.70%) Finance
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (83.95%) Analyst
2 53 (65.43%) Business Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Business Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Consultant
5 9 (11.11%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) IT Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Wrap Business Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) CRM Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Data Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Analytics Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Insight Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) J2EE
2 1 (1.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (48.15%) Mainframe
2 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
4 10 (12.35%) Management Information System
5 8 (9.88%) Data Structures
6 7 (8.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 15 (18.52%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) SDLC
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.86%) Data Analysis
4 20 (24.69%) CRM
5 18 (22.22%) Analytics
5 18 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 18 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 17 (20.99%) Customer Analytics
6 17 (20.99%) Use Case
7 16 (19.75%) Campaign Management
8 14 (17.28%) Project Management
9 12 (14.81%) Time Management
9 12 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (12.35%) Migration
10 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.88%) Wealth Management
12 7 (8.64%) Change Control
12 7 (8.64%) ITSM
12 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) SQL
2 19 (23.46%) COBOL
3 5 (6.17%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) C
5 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Avaloq
3 7 (8.64%) FNZ
4 5 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) ComArch
6 2 (2.47%) Infor
7 1 (1.23%) CODA
7 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards