The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 2 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 22 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.00% 10.94% 13.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.29% 11.29% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
Average daily rate £475 £475 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £426 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.38 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+47.91% +7.14%
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
87 124 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.86% 96.88% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 76 66
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £13.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Reinsurance
3 9 (20.45%) Analytics
3 9 (20.45%) User Experience
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) CRM
4 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Workflow
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (6.82%) QA
7 3 (6.82%) SQL
7 3 (6.82%) SLA
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Validation
7 3 (6.82%) Logistics
8 2 (4.55%) Banking
8 2 (4.55%) Retail
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
8 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.55%) BPR
8 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
8 2 (4.55%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 (2.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Reinsurance
2 9 (20.45%) User Experience
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.45%) Analytics
2 8 (18.18%) CRM
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) Scrum
3 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.36%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) User Stories
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Logistics
5 3 (6.82%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) BPR
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft