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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.67% 9.81% 11.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 10.70% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 28
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £355 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £498 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% -14.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £24.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+34.63% -25.38%
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
384 617 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 92.09% 91.68% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 361 153
Average daily rate £338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £233 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 67
Average hourly rate £28.25 £33.75 £28.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.29% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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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
Chelmsford -1 5 £388 -3.12% 1
Brentwood -11 5 £275 -35.29% 1
Colchester +5 3 £480 +20.00%
Basildon -6 1 - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Tilbury - - - -
Wickford - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 22 (39.29%) Business Analysis
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Workflow
4 10 (17.86%) Project Management
4 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.50%) Use Case
6 7 (12.50%) NHS
7 6 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.71%) SQL
8 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 5 (8.93%) Wealth Management
8 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Product Management
8 5 (8.93%) User Stories
9 4 (7.14%) JIRA
9 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.14%) ISEB
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Banking
10 3 (5.36%) Legal
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) ETL
10 3 (5.36%) SunGard
10 3 (5.36%) MS Office
10 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
10 3 (5.36%) XML

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) LAN
1 2 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) EDMS
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Front Office
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) WSDL
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) XSD
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) NHS
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) AIX
1 1 (1.79%) Solaris
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Business Analysis
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Workflow
3 10 (17.86%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 7 (12.50%) Use Case
6 6 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) Wealth Management
7 5 (8.93%) Product Management
7 5 (8.93%) User Stories
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) ETL
9 3 (5.36%) UML
9 3 (5.36%) CRM
9 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.57%) SWOT Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) SunGard
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago