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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.86% 15.93% 22.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.56% 16.57% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 18
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£450 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -7.40%
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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
158 175 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.18% 96.15% 98.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 138 59
Average daily rate £450 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.13 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £25.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 12 (30.00%) ISEB
3 12 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) Transition Management
7 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) QA
8 4 (10.00%) UML
8 4 (10.00%) Use Case
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
9 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Release Management
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Degree
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) DSDM
10 2 (5.00%) CRM
10 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
11 1 (2.50%) MS Project
11 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 1 (2.50%) Workflow

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) QlikView
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (15.00%) Analytics
5 6 (15.00%) Transition Management
5 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Use Case
6 4 (10.00%) UML
6 4 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Release Management
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) DSDM
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
9 1 (2.50%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle