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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 12 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.09% 16.00% 14.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.27% 16.57% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £486 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £34.50 £25.07
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +37.64%
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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
151 169 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.05% 96.57% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 135 41
Average daily rate £408 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015, 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 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) ISEB
3 10 (27.03%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) CRM
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (13.51%) User Stories
8 5 (13.51%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (10.81%) Use Case
9 4 (10.81%) UML
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.11%) Release Management
10 3 (8.11%) Degree
10 3 (8.11%) Transition Management
10 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.41%) Logistics
11 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
11 2 (5.41%) DSDM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) QlikView
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.62%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (10.81%) UML
7 4 (10.81%) Use Case
8 3 (8.11%) Release Management
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Transition Management
8 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Logistics
9 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) PeopleSoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft