The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.06% 10.18% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.34% 11.23% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 22
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£425 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.83 £37.78 £29.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +28.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £27.60 £27.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.50 £30.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £34.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +53.33%
Business Analyst
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
610 454 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.98% 90.62% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 235 202
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 72
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £39.20 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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 0 11 £388 - 3
Chelmsford -5 11 £350 -5.40% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £458 -
Colchester +13 6 £460 -
Brentwood -2 5 £450 +90.27%
Braintree - 1 £300 -
Harlow - 1 £300 -
Witham - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 26 (27.96%) Finance
4 22 (23.66%) Waterfall
5 16 (17.20%) User Stories
6 14 (15.05%) Use Case
6 14 (15.05%) Change Management
7 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (11.83%) MS Visio
9 10 (10.75%) SQL
9 10 (10.75%) Project Management
10 9 (9.68%) TDD
10 9 (9.68%) MS Office
10 9 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (9.68%) JIRA
11 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.60%) BDD
11 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
11 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.53%) B2C
12 7 (7.53%) Scrum
12 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (7.53%) Marketing
12 7 (7.53%) Business Process Mapping
13 6 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (6.45%) Information Management
13 6 (6.45%) NHS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Drupal
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
3 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.08%) AWD
2 1 (1.08%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (6.45%) DTS
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Marketing
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
1 3 (3.23%) XML
1 3 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (1.08%) XSD
2 1 (1.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) NHS
3 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 22 (23.66%) Waterfall
4 16 (17.20%) User Stories
5 14 (15.05%) Use Case
5 14 (15.05%) Change Management
6 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.75%) Project Management
8 9 (9.68%) TDD
9 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.60%) BDD
10 7 (7.53%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (7.53%) B2C
10 7 (7.53%) Scrum
11 6 (6.45%) Information Management
11 6 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (5.38%) Open Source
13 4 (4.30%) SWOT Analysis
13 4 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) ISEB
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Adobe
2 3 (3.23%) IBM
3 2 (2.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
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