The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 10 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.85% 13.03% 27.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.44% 13.39% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 43
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+21.59% -7.40%
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
201 254 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.81% 97.32% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 188 120
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 £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £25.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 23 £450 +5.88% 3
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.27%) ISEB
3 12 (27.27%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) Analytics
7 6 (13.64%) Transition Management
7 6 (13.64%) QA
7 6 (13.64%) UML
8 4 (9.09%) User Stories
8 4 (9.09%) Use Case
9 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 3 (6.82%) CRM
9 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (6.82%) Release Management
9 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) Degree
10 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (4.55%) DSDM
10 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
11 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.27%) Legal
11 1 (2.27%) Advertising

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
General
1 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 10 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (15.91%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (13.64%) Analytics
5 6 (13.64%) Transition Management
5 6 (13.64%) UML
6 4 (9.09%) Use Case
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Release Management
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 2 (4.55%) DSDM
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (2.27%) Workflow
9 1 (2.27%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft