The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.18% 17.39% 6.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.87% 18.18% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £427 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
166 66 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.95% 95.65% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 44 96
Average daily rate £403 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 30
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.35 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 26 (44.83%) UML
2 20 (34.48%) Degree
3 15 (25.86%) Systems Analysis
3 15 (25.86%) Use Case
4 14 (24.14%) Finance
5 11 (18.97%) Migration
5 11 (18.97%) EDRMS
5 11 (18.97%) Sun
5 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
5 11 (18.97%) Solvency II
5 11 (18.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (18.97%) Information Management
5 11 (18.97%) Document Management
6 10 (17.24%) QA
6 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.52%) Project Management
7 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
9 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.34%) System Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Business Process Mapping
10 6 (10.34%) Statistics
11 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
12 4 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
14 2 (3.45%) Windows

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
1 11 (18.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) EDRMS
2 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.34%) Statistics
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) UML
2 15 (25.86%) Systems Analysis
2 15 (25.86%) Use Case
3 11 (18.97%) Migration
3 11 (18.97%) Information Management
3 11 (18.97%) Document Management
4 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.52%) Data Analysis
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 8 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.34%) System Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
12 1 (1.72%) Release Management
12 1 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) Solvency II
2 10 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Sun
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) HP