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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.90% 5.57% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 5.80% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 39
Average daily rate £400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
492 431 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 95.99% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 241 331
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 67
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southend-on-Sea -4 9 £430 -8.51%
Basildon +1 2 £350 - 1
Brentwood 0 1 - - 2
Colchester -1 1 £375 -21.87%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Business Analysis
3 26 (38.24%) User Stories
4 24 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 16 (23.53%) Analytics
5 16 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 15 (22.06%) MS Project
6 15 (22.06%) JIRA
6 15 (22.06%) Confluence
7 14 (20.59%) Business Analytics
7 14 (20.59%) Business Process Mapping
8 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.18%) SWOT Analysis
10 10 (14.71%) Use Case
11 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.29%) Retail
11 7 (10.29%) Avaloq
11 7 (10.29%) Wealth Management
11 7 (10.29%) FNZ
11 7 (10.29%) Tercero
11 7 (10.29%) Sonata
11 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.82%) Finance
12 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
13 5 (7.35%) Project Management
13 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (7.35%) DevOps
13 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (5.88%) GAMP
14 4 (5.88%) XML

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (22.06%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.47%) Documentum
3 1 (1.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 15 (22.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Sonata
1 7 (10.29%) Tercero
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.41%) Automotive
4 3 (4.41%) Local Government
4 3 (4.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Business Analysis
3 26 (38.24%) User Stories
4 24 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 16 (23.53%) Analytics
6 14 (20.59%) Business Analytics
6 14 (20.59%) Business Process Mapping
7 11 (16.18%) SWOT Analysis
8 10 (14.71%) Use Case
9 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.29%) Wealth Management
10 5 (7.35%) DevOps
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
10 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.41%) SDLC
11 3 (4.41%) Software Delivery
11 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.41%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (4.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) GAMP
2 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Avaloq
1 7 (10.29%) FNZ
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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