The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Ipswich region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 4 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.92% 13.87% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.77% 14.07% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
Business Analyst
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 135 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.08% 98.54% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 99 107
Median daily rate £463 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Ipswich region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Ipswich region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Ipswich region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (29.03%) Business Analysis
5 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.13%) Reference Data
6 9 (14.52%) Varonis
6 9 (14.52%) IBM Blueworks
6 9 (14.52%) Document Management
6 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
7 8 (12.90%) Documentum
7 8 (12.90%) Robotics
7 8 (12.90%) QA
8 7 (11.29%) Blue Prism
8 7 (11.29%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (11.29%) ISEB
8 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (11.29%) General Ledger
8 7 (11.29%) Kofax
9 6 (9.68%) SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 6 (9.68%) User Stories
10 5 (8.06%) Use Case
10 5 (8.06%) Reinsurance
10 5 (8.06%) Workflow Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Workflow
10 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Information Security
10 5 (8.06%) Validation
11 4 (6.45%) Scrum

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.90%) Documentum
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) NAS
2 2 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Reference Data
3 8 (12.90%) Robotics
4 5 (8.06%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Business Analysis
3 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.52%) Document Management
5 7 (11.29%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (9.68%) Project Management
6 6 (9.68%) User Stories
7 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Information Security
7 5 (8.06%) Use Case
7 5 (8.06%) Validation
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) CRM
8 4 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
9 3 (4.84%) Data Privacy
9 3 (4.84%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.84%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) CBAP
2 3 (4.84%) CISM
2 3 (4.84%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Varonis
2 7 (11.29%) Blue Prism
2 7 (11.29%) Kofax
3 2 (3.23%) GoldenSource
3 2 (3.23%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.61%) BT
4 1 (1.61%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com