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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 26 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.96% 8.31% 13.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 8.96% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 38
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £34.45 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £28.00 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £32.78 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
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
431 647 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.70% 92.69% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 374 183
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 72
Average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% +34.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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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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 -13 6 £270 +3.84%
Chelmsford -4 4 £419 +4.68%
Basildon -7 3 - - 4
Tilbury - - - - 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (35.19%) Business Analysis
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 10 (18.52%) Workflow
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 7 (12.96%) Use Case
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 5 (9.26%) Wealth Management
6 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) NHS
6 5 (9.26%) Product Management
6 5 (9.26%) Open Source
6 5 (9.26%) User Stories
7 4 (7.41%) MS Office
7 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 3 (5.56%) Legal
8 3 (5.56%) Banking
8 3 (5.56%) JIRA
8 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (5.56%) Web Services
8 3 (5.56%) XML
8 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
8 3 (5.56%) SOA
8 3 (5.56%) ETL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) ATM
1 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Front Office
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
1 3 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) XSD
2 1 (1.85%) WSDL
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) NHS
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Business Analysis
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Workflow
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 7 (12.96%) Use Case
6 5 (9.26%) Wealth Management
6 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Product Management
6 5 (9.26%) User Stories
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) SOA
7 3 (5.56%) ETL
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.70%) ERP
9 1 (1.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.56%) SunGard
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