The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Suffolk region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 6 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.21% 7.69% 7.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.94% 7.85% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 20
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £310 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £34.64
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -4.72%
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
242 242 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.65% 97.98% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 167 209
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +8 37 £475 +18.75% 3
Bury St Edmunds -2 1 £388 -13.88% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Suffolk region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.05%) Business Analysis
4 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.63%) Project Management
6 11 (13.41%) CRM
6 11 (13.41%) Workflow
6 11 (13.41%) User Stories
7 10 (12.20%) Documentum
8 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
8 9 (10.98%) Kofax
8 9 (10.98%) Scrum
8 9 (10.98%) Document Management
8 9 (10.98%) Varonis
8 9 (10.98%) IBM Blueworks
8 9 (10.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (10.98%) Robotics
8 9 (10.98%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (9.76%) Blue Prism
10 7 (8.54%) Reference Data
10 7 (8.54%) ISEB
10 7 (8.54%) SQL
11 6 (7.32%) Use Case
11 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.32%) QA
11 6 (7.32%) Workflow Analysis
12 5 (6.10%) Reinsurance
12 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
12 5 (6.10%) Information Security

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 10 (12.20%) Documentum
2 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) NAS
2 2 (2.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) JIRA
1 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Local Government
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Robotics
3 7 (8.54%) Reference Data
4 5 (6.10%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.05%) Business Analysis
3 12 (14.63%) Project Management
3 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.41%) CRM
4 11 (13.41%) User Stories
4 11 (13.41%) Workflow
5 9 (10.98%) Document Management
5 9 (10.98%) Scrum
5 9 (10.98%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.32%) Use Case
6 6 (7.32%) Workflow Analysis
7 5 (6.10%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.10%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) ITIL
8 4 (4.88%) Validation
9 3 (3.66%) ERP
9 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.66%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) ISEB
2 3 (3.66%) CBAP
2 3 (3.66%) CISM
2 3 (3.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Kofax
1 9 (10.98%) Varonis
2 8 (9.76%) Blue Prism
3 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.22%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.22%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) RedPrairie
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