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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Rank 18 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.18% 4.07% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.66% 4.24% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 20
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £309 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £439 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
366 472 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.56% 96.13% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 268 235
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 63
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.15% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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
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 23 February 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 - 6 £475 -
Basildon -6 3 £420 +20.00%
Colchester +2 1 £335 -10.66% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 36 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) CRM
4 18 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (23.44%) Marketing
5 15 (23.44%) User Stories
6 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (21.88%) SQL
7 13 (20.31%) Windows
8 12 (18.75%) Mainframe
9 11 (17.19%) Customer Analytics
9 11 (17.19%) Hadoop
9 11 (17.19%) Analytics
10 10 (15.63%) Data Analytics
10 10 (15.63%) Wealth Management
10 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
10 10 (15.63%) Automotive
11 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle
11 9 (14.06%) DB2
11 9 (14.06%) B2C
11 9 (14.06%) CA Agile Central
11 9 (14.06%) User Experience
12 8 (12.50%) FNZ
12 8 (12.50%) Tercero
12 8 (12.50%) Sonata
12 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.50%) Use Case
12 8 (12.50%) Avaloq

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 (10.94%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Sonata
1 8 (12.50%) Tercero
2 3 (4.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Hadoop
2 9 (14.06%) DB2
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.44%) Marketing
2 10 (15.63%) Automotive
3 9 (14.06%) Manufacturing
4 8 (12.50%) Finance
5 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
6 5 (7.81%) Banking
7 3 (4.69%) Electronics
7 3 (4.69%) Law
8 2 (3.13%) Advertising
8 2 (3.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 9 (14.06%) User Experience
4 5 (7.81%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Reinsurance
6 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.56%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) CRM
4 18 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (23.44%) User Stories
6 14 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (17.19%) Analytics
7 11 (17.19%) Customer Analytics
8 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
8 10 (15.63%) Data Analytics
8 10 (15.63%) Wealth Management
9 9 (14.06%) B2C
10 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.50%) Use Case
11 7 (10.94%) Content Management
11 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
11 7 (10.94%) Web Development
12 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
13 4 (6.25%) Change Management
13 4 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) CA Agile Central
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Adobe
2 8 (12.50%) Avaloq
2 8 (12.50%) FNZ
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) BMC
4 3 (4.69%) Remedy
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) IBM