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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 24 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.67% 7.41% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 7.57% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 27
Average daily rate £375 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £241 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £34.45 £30.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +76.47%
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
420 515 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.67% 97.91% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 282 391
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Brentwood +5 5 £323 +21.69%
Southend-on-Sea 0 4 £420 -6.66% 1
Chelmsford +8 1 £620 +24.00%
Harlow - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (50.94%) Business Analysis
2 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.19%) MS Visio
4 16 (30.19%) User Stories
4 16 (30.19%) Waterfall
5 15 (28.30%) Confluence
5 15 (28.30%) JIRA
5 15 (28.30%) MS Project
6 13 (24.53%) Business Process Mapping
7 12 (22.64%) Analytics
8 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.75%) FNZ
8 11 (20.75%) Tercero
8 11 (20.75%) Sonata
8 11 (20.75%) Wealth Management
8 11 (20.75%) Avaloq
9 10 (18.87%) Business Analytics
9 10 (18.87%) SWOT Analysis
10 9 (16.98%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (16.98%) Finance
10 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
11 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
12 2 (3.77%) Project Management
12 2 (3.77%) SDLC
12 2 (3.77%) QA
12 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.89%) Process Improvement
13 1 (1.89%) Office 365

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (28.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Visio
2 15 (28.30%) MS Project
3 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Sonata
1 11 (20.75%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Business Analysis
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) User Stories
3 16 (30.19%) Waterfall
4 13 (24.53%) Business Process Mapping
5 12 (22.64%) Analytics
6 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.75%) Wealth Management
7 10 (18.87%) Business Analytics
7 10 (18.87%) SWOT Analysis
8 9 (16.98%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.77%) SDLC
10 1 (1.89%) ERP
10 1 (1.89%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) Investment Management
10 1 (1.89%) Quality Management
10 1 (1.89%) Scrum
10 1 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Avaloq
1 11 (20.75%) FNZ
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oliver Bernard
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