Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 183 132 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.86% 2.91% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 3.58% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 89 95
East of England median daily rate £445 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £317 £230 £250
90th Percentile £613 £525 £518
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.87% +8.24% +35.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £36.00 £38.75
90th Percentile £32.50 £46.85 £46.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +23.72% -25.96%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,984 3,690 4,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.96% 81.40% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,294 2,125 2,340
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £260 £217 £244
90th Percentile £588 £549 £575
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 294 394
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +14.53% +17.00%
10th Percentile £11.92 £13.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 46 £380 -17.84% 15
Bedfordshire +18 39 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 38 £425 +38.44% 10
Essex -27 31 £550 +120.00% 3
Norfolk -1 16 £450 -
Suffolk +10 12 £388 -1.59%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 77 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.87%) Finance
3 39 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (20.77%) Scrum
5 35 (19.13%) Retail
6 30 (16.39%) User Stories
7 29 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (14.21%) JIRA
9 24 (13.11%) Change Management
9 24 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.11%) Confluence
10 23 (12.57%) SOA
11 21 (11.48%) SDLC
12 20 (10.93%) Waterfall
12 20 (10.93%) Use Case
12 20 (10.93%) BPMN
12 20 (10.93%) SQL
12 20 (10.93%) Project Management
13 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
14 18 (9.84%) Tomcat
15 17 (9.29%) Migration
15 17 (9.29%) Manufacturing
15 17 (9.29%) Project Planning
15 17 (9.29%) Acceptance Criteria
16 16 (8.74%) MS Visio
16 16 (8.74%) ISEB
17 15 (8.20%) Degree
17 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (7.65%) Marketing
18 14 (7.65%) C

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 24 (13.11%) Confluence
2 18 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.01%) JBoss
3 11 (6.01%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.09%) Maximo
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.09%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.09%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.09%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.55%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.55%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.55%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Broadband
1 1 (0.55%) iBeacon
1 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.55%) MS Access
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 26 (14.21%) JIRA
2 8 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (3.83%) Selenium
3 7 (3.83%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.19%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.19%) Gradle
5 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.64%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.64%) JBehave
5 3 (1.64%) JMeter
5 3 (1.64%) JUnit
5 3 (1.64%) Maven
5 3 (1.64%) NUnit
5 3 (1.64%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.55%) XMLSpy
General
1 51 (27.87%) Finance
2 35 (19.13%) Retail
3 17 (9.29%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.65%) Marketing
5 13 (7.10%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.01%) Law
7 8 (4.37%) Electronics
8 5 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.09%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 132 (72.13%) Analyst
2 126 (68.85%) Business Analyst
3 22 (12.02%) Technical Analyst
3 22 (12.02%) Technical Business Analyst
4 18 (9.84%) Architect
5 10 (5.46%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.92%) Consultant
7 8 (4.37%) Project Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.37%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Business IT Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Data Business Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) IT Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) J2EE
2 10 (5.46%) SOAP
2 10 (5.46%) XML
3 9 (4.92%) JSON
3 9 (4.92%) REST
3 9 (4.92%) WSDL
4 8 (4.37%) JSON Schema
4 8 (4.37%) RESTful
5 7 (3.83%) Spring
6 5 (2.73%) Web Services
7 4 (2.19%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.19%) Velocity
7 4 (2.19%) XSD
8 3 (1.64%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.09%) Middleware
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.73%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.19%) Life Science
4 4 (2.19%) RIA
4 4 (2.19%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.64%) IVR
5 3 (1.64%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.64%) User Experience
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.09%) iSeries
7 1 (0.55%) Animation
7 1 (0.55%) BYOD
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.01%) Solaris
1 11 (6.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (20.77%) Scrum
4 30 (16.39%) User Stories
5 29 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (13.11%) Change Management
7 23 (12.57%) SOA
8 21 (11.48%) SDLC
9 20 (10.93%) BPMN
9 20 (10.93%) Project Management
9 20 (10.93%) Use Case
9 20 (10.93%) Waterfall
10 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.29%) Acceptance Criteria
11 17 (9.29%) Migration
11 17 (9.29%) Project Planning
12 13 (7.10%) Data Modelling
12 13 (7.10%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.93%) SQL
2 14 (7.65%) C
3 8 (4.37%) Java
4 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.09%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (8.74%) ISEB
2 15 (8.20%) Degree
3 3 (1.64%) CBAP
3 3 (1.64%) IIBA
4 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) GDPR
3 3 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.09%) PMO
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.55%) GxP
5 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (6.56%) SAP
2 7 (3.83%) Atlassian
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle
3 6 (3.28%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.73%) Cognos
4 5 (2.73%) IBM
4 5 (2.73%) Workday
5 3 (1.64%) Kofax
5 3 (1.64%) Remedy
5 3 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.64%) webMethods
6 2 (1.09%) Adobe
6 2 (1.09%) BMC
7 1 (0.55%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.55%) FNZ
7 1 (0.55%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) Orchard
7 1 (0.55%) Talend