Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 93 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 -31 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 54 89 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 2.15% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.53% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 66 130
Median daily rate £450 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £312 £311
90th Percentile £575 £550 £579
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.64 - £40.50
10th Percentile £18.32 - £36.90
90th Percentile £21.75 - £44.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.34 £35.00
% change year-on-year +38.15% -27.61% +5.26%

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 2,570 3,512 3,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 81.61% 84.71% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 2,046 2,192
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £240
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 177 224
Median hourly rate £21.17 £19.50 £21.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.56% -8.48% -35.43%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.17 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £52.70 £48.73
Median hourly rate £25.38 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +1.53% +8.70% -8.00%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend 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 9 April 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +21 22 £435 - 5
Cambridgeshire -4 19 £475 +11.76%
Essex +18 10 £550 +10.00%
Norfolk +10 1 £250 -42.86%
Bedfordshire -2 1 £575 +21.05% 1
Suffolk -6 1 £350 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Finance
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.37%) Degree
4 10 (18.52%) Requirements Management
4 10 (18.52%) Change Management
5 9 (16.67%) SAP
5 9 (16.67%) Analytics
5 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Project Delivery
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 8 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 7 (12.96%) JIRA
7 7 (12.96%) User Experience
7 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.11%) Public Sector
8 6 (11.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 6 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (9.26%) Validation
9 5 (9.26%) Migration
9 5 (9.26%) Life Science
9 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project

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 5 (9.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
1 2 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.85%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
1 1 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (7.41%) SAP HANA
2 4 (7.41%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (5.56%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.70%) Electronics
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
6 2 (3.70%) Local Government
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Analyst
2 32 (59.26%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Architect
3 4 (7.41%) Data Architect
3 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Administrator
4 3 (5.56%) JIRA Administrator
4 3 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) SAP Architect
4 3 (5.56%) SAP HANA Architect
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Product Owner
5 2 (3.70%) SAP HANA Modeller
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Product Owner
5 2 (3.70%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) REST
1 4 (7.41%) RESTful
1 4 (7.41%) SOAP
1 4 (7.41%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.26%) Life Science
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.52%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) Requirements Management
4 9 (16.67%) Analytics
4 9 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (11.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.26%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Sequence Diagram
8 5 (9.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) R
2 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) IIBA
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GxP
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (7.41%) Workday
3 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.85%) Ariba
4 1 (1.85%) BMC
4 1 (1.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Okta
4 1 (1.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau