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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 13 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.53% 10.20% 8.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.07% 10.70% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 19
Median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
223 187 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 93.31% 95.41% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 111 181
Median daily rate £375 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.39 £15.00 £24.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 0 17 £450 -10.00% 2
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (59.18%) Finance
2 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (32.65%) Reference Data
4 14 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Varonis
5 9 (18.37%) General Ledger
5 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (16.33%) MS Visio
6 8 (16.33%) QA
6 8 (16.33%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (12.24%) KYC
7 6 (12.24%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (12.24%) Use Case
7 6 (12.24%) ISEB
7 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) SQL
8 5 (10.20%) Information Security
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Document Management
9 4 (8.16%) CISSP
9 4 (8.16%) CISM
9 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
9 4 (8.16%) Workflow
9 4 (8.16%) NAS
9 4 (8.16%) CBAP
9 4 (8.16%) Reinsurance
10 3 (6.12%) Data Privacy
10 3 (6.12%) Analytics

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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) Broadband
2 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (59.18%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) ODBC
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (32.65%) Reference Data
3 4 (8.16%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.04%) LIMS
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 6 (12.24%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (12.24%) KYC
2 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (12.24%) Use Case
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.20%) Information Security
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Document Management
4 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
4 4 (8.16%) Workflow
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Data Privacy
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Validation
5 3 (6.12%) Workflow Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (4.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) CBAP
2 4 (8.16%) CISM
2 4 (8.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Varonis
2 2 (4.08%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.04%) BT
3 1 (2.04%) Casewise
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft