The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Analyst
Rank 20 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.90% 4.31% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.30% 4.47% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 16
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £470 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
398 514 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 96.14% 96.25% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 295 230
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Business Analyst
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 Analyst 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 - 8 £475 -
Basildon -15 1 £420 +20.00% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (60.53%) Business Analysis
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.05%) CRM
4 16 (21.05%) User Stories
4 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (19.74%) Marketing
5 15 (19.74%) SQL
6 14 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (17.11%) Windows
8 12 (15.79%) Mainframe
8 12 (15.79%) Wealth Management
8 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 11 (14.47%) DB2
10 10 (13.16%) SDLC
10 10 (13.16%) Finance
11 9 (11.84%) B2C
11 9 (11.84%) Degree
11 9 (11.84%) CA Agile Central
12 8 (10.53%) FNZ
12 8 (10.53%) Tercero
12 8 (10.53%) Sonata
12 8 (10.53%) Use Case
12 8 (10.53%) Avaloq
12 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.53%) User Experience
12 8 (10.53%) Adobe
12 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
13 7 (9.21%) Content Management
13 7 (9.21%) CMS

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (9.21%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Project
1 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Sonata
1 8 (10.53%) Tercero
2 3 (3.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (2.63%) WebEx
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) DB2
2 7 (9.21%) Big Data
2 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) JIRA
General
1 15 (19.74%) Marketing
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.95%) Advertising
5 3 (3.95%) Electronics
5 3 (3.95%) Law
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 8 (10.53%) User Experience
4 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.95%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.32%) Fintech
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.32%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) Business Analysis
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.05%) CRM
4 16 (21.05%) User Stories
5 14 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 12 (15.79%) Wealth Management
7 10 (13.16%) SDLC
8 9 (11.84%) B2C
9 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.53%) Use Case
10 7 (9.21%) Analytics
10 7 (9.21%) Content Management
10 7 (9.21%) Customer Analytics
10 7 (9.21%) Data Analytics
10 7 (9.21%) Requirements Management
10 7 (9.21%) Web Development
11 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (10.53%) Adobe
2 8 (10.53%) Avaloq
2 8 (10.53%) FNZ
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) BMC
5 3 (3.95%) Remedy
5 3 (3.95%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) ComArch
6 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) IBM