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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 26 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.80% 9.35% 8.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 10.27% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 19
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£375 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £241 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £40.89 £27.30 £28.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.77% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.58 £21.80 £26.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £27.50 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.65 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.56% -8.10%
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
457 448 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.40% 91.06% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 220 227
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 78
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
Brentwood -7 4 - - 1
Basildon -8 2 - - 1
Chelmsford +1 1 £450 +200.00%
Purfleet - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 23 (26.74%) Use Case
2 19 (22.09%) Business Analysis
3 11 (12.79%) Marketing
3 11 (12.79%) Project Management
4 10 (11.63%) SQL
4 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
5 9 (10.47%) MS Office
5 9 (10.47%) Finance
5 9 (10.47%) Migration
5 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.30%) RequisitePro
6 8 (9.30%) Oracle
7 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (6.98%) Automotive
8 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
8 6 (6.98%) Internet
8 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
9 5 (5.81%) Change Management
9 5 (5.81%) ISEB
9 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.81%) J2EE
9 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.81%) VB
9 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.81%) Scrum
9 5 (5.81%) Essbase
10 4 (4.65%) Web Design
10 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (2.33%) Apache
1 2 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.47%) MS Office
3 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) BASE24
1 2 (2.33%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) LAN
2 3 (3.49%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Essbase
2 3 (3.49%) EDMS
2 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.16%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.16%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (12.79%) Marketing
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Automotive
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Local Government
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) J2EE
2 4 (4.65%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) SOAP
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Use Case
2 19 (22.09%) Business Analysis
3 11 (12.79%) Project Management
4 9 (10.47%) Migration
4 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.81%) Scrum
5 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.81%) Change Management
5 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.65%) Quality Management
6 4 (4.65%) Web Design
6 4 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (4.65%) System Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.49%) Release Management
7 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.49%) User Stories
7 3 (3.49%) Logistics
7 3 (3.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) VB
3 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.49%) Java
5 2 (2.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) ISEB
2 4 (4.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) HP
2 2 (2.33%) JBoss
2 2 (2.33%) FatWire
3 1 (1.16%) VMware
3 1 (1.16%) IBM
3 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) EMC
3 1 (1.16%) Citrix
3 1 (1.16%) Informatica
Essex
Westbourne Partners
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