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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 6 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 36 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.86% 10.63% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 10.89% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 15
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £317 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.20 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -17.50%
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
216 248 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.15% 97.64% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 177 177
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £8.50 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +2 32 £475 +5.55% 2
Bury St Edmunds 0 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 24 August 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 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Business Analysis
3 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
7 10 (12.99%) User Stories
7 10 (12.99%) Reference Data
8 9 (11.69%) Robotics
8 9 (11.69%) Varonis
8 9 (11.69%) IBM Blueworks
8 9 (11.69%) Target Operating Model
8 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
8 9 (11.69%) Documentum
8 9 (11.69%) Kofax
8 9 (11.69%) Document Management
9 8 (10.39%) Workflow
9 8 (10.39%) Blue Prism
9 8 (10.39%) QA
10 7 (9.09%) ISEB
10 7 (9.09%) CRM
10 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.09%) General Ledger
11 6 (7.79%) Scrum
11 6 (7.79%) SQL
11 6 (7.79%) Use Case
12 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (6.49%) Workflow Analysis
12 5 (6.49%) Reinsurance
12 5 (6.49%) SharePoint

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 9 (11.69%) Documentum
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) NAS
2 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 1 (1.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Reference Data
3 9 (11.69%) Robotics
4 5 (6.49%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Business Analysis
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.58%) Project Management
5 10 (12.99%) User Stories
6 9 (11.69%) Document Management
6 9 (11.69%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (10.39%) Workflow
8 7 (9.09%) CRM
9 6 (7.79%) Scrum
9 6 (7.79%) Use Case
10 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Information Security
10 5 (6.49%) Validation
10 5 (6.49%) Workflow Analysis
11 4 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (3.90%) ERP
12 3 (3.90%) ITIL
12 3 (3.90%) Six Sigma
12 3 (3.90%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (3.90%) CBAP
2 3 (3.90%) CISM
2 3 (3.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Kofax
1 9 (11.69%) Varonis
2 8 (10.39%) Blue Prism
3 2 (2.60%) GoldenSource
3 2 (2.60%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.30%) BT
4 1 (1.30%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com