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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 46 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.37% 8.95% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.01% 9.96% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 30
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£375 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £241 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £549 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Average hourly rate £44.00 £27.50 £28.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -2.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £23.20 £26.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £31.00 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -0.36%
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
442 462 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.76% 89.88% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 235 236
Average daily rate £405 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £245 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 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 £13.00 £10.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -8 3 - - 3
Chelmsford -1 1 £450 +205.08% 1
Basildon -6 1 - - 3
Billericay - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (29.49%) Use Case
2 17 (21.79%) Business Analysis
3 11 (14.10%) Marketing
4 10 (12.82%) Migration
4 10 (12.82%) SQL
5 9 (11.54%) Project Management
6 8 (10.26%) RequisitePro
6 8 (10.26%) Oracle
6 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
6 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (8.97%) MS Office
8 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
8 6 (7.69%) Internet
8 6 (7.69%) Finance
8 6 (7.69%) ISEB
9 5 (6.41%) Automotive
9 5 (6.41%) Change Management
9 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.41%) VB
9 5 (6.41%) J2EE
9 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.41%) Degree
9 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.41%) Essbase
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Web Design
10 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
10 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
3 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) LAN
2 3 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Essbase
2 3 (3.85%) EDMS
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 11 (14.10%) Marketing
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Automotive
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Local Government
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) J2EE
2 4 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Use Case
2 17 (21.79%) Business Analysis
3 10 (12.82%) Migration
4 9 (11.54%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.41%) Change Management
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.13%) Scrum
7 4 (5.13%) Web Design
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.13%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.13%) System Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.85%) CRM
8 3 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) Logistics
8 3 (3.85%) User Stories
9 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) VB
3 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.56%) Java
4 2 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (1.28%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) ISEB
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) FatWire
3 2 (2.56%) JBoss
3 2 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Citrix
4 1 (1.28%) Informatica
4 1 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex, Sout East
Basildon Borough Council
Rate: £29,483- £32,633 per annum inclusive of fringe
Posted: 8 days ago
Chelmsford
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago