The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Business Analyst
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 16.13% 6.33% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.52% 6.41% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
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 £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +19.69%  

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 27 78 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 87.10% 98.73% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 23
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 51 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (30.00%) Publishing
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) PMO
4 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP