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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 14 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.82% 7.93% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.06% 8.20% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 12
Median daily rate £324 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.75 £32.83 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% -25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.34 £32.69 £39.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £32.97 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
416 500 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.88% 96.71% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 266 224
Median daily rate £325 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 74 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

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 28 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
Southend-on-Sea -7 4 £500 +7.52%
Brentwood +9 2 £350 +48.93%
Chelmsford 0 2 £450 +12.50%
Basildon +1 1 £260 -22.96%
Colchester -11 1 £463 +2.77% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 53 (59.55%) Business Analysis
2 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.46%) SDLC
4 23 (25.84%) Mainframe
5 20 (22.47%) Waterfall
6 19 (21.35%) SQL
7 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (16.85%) COBOL
9 14 (15.73%) DB2
10 11 (12.36%) Migration
11 10 (11.24%) Project Management
11 10 (11.24%) User Stories
11 10 (11.24%) Time Sharing Option
12 9 (10.11%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (10.11%) Degree
12 9 (10.11%) Wealth Management
12 9 (10.11%) Use Case
12 9 (10.11%) Finance
12 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.99%) Time Management
13 8 (8.99%) Change Control
13 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
13 8 (8.99%) WebEx
14 7 (7.87%) FNZ
14 7 (7.87%) Tercero
14 7 (7.87%) Sonata
14 7 (7.87%) Customer Analytics
14 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.87%) Big Data

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 4 (4.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.62%) MS Project
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Sonata
1 7 (7.87%) Tercero
2 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) WebEx
2 2 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) DB2
2 8 (8.99%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.87%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) DataStage
4 1 (1.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Automotive
3 4 (4.49%) Back Office
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.37%) Advertising
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Mainframe
2 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (59.55%) Business Analysis
2 33 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.46%) SDLC
4 20 (22.47%) Waterfall
5 11 (12.36%) Migration
6 10 (11.24%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) User Stories
7 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (10.11%) Use Case
7 9 (10.11%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.99%) Change Control
8 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.99%) Time Management
9 7 (7.87%) Analytics
9 7 (7.87%) CRM
9 7 (7.87%) Customer Analytics
9 7 (7.87%) Data Analytics
9 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.74%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) COBOL
3 2 (2.25%) C
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Avaloq
1 7 (7.87%) FNZ
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) ComArch
3 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.12%) SAP