The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Essex / Colchester
Rank 7 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 13.89% 2.17% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 2.17% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 35 46 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 97.22% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 12
Median daily rate £400 £370 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -11.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Colchester

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Colchester

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Colchester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP