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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 38 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 83 101 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.96% 3.86% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 4.86% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 65 62
Median daily rate £425 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +41.58% -21.05%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1758 2077 2168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.87% 79.34% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 1235 1222
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 117 170
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.48% -15.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.68 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire +14 29 £430 -4.44% 1
Essex -20 14 £330 -23.25% 1
Norfolk +7 13 £425 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 11 £380 -5.00% 4
Suffolk +4 8 £475 -9.52%
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £425 +11.47% 5
East Anglia - 3 - -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (22.96%) Use Case
2 23 (17.04%) CRM
3 21 (15.56%) Migration
4 20 (14.81%) Project Management
5 19 (14.07%) SQL
5 19 (14.07%) Data Analysis
6 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.59%) Degree
8 16 (11.85%) Finance
8 16 (11.85%) Retail
8 16 (11.85%) Oracle
8 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
9 14 (10.37%) Windows
9 14 (10.37%) Hadoop
9 14 (10.37%) Data Analytics
9 14 (10.37%) Analytics
10 13 (9.63%) Customer Analytics
10 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.63%) DB2
10 13 (9.63%) Mainframe
11 12 (8.89%) User Stories
11 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.15%) Windows Vista
12 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
12 11 (8.15%) ISEB
12 11 (8.15%) UML
13 10 (7.41%) Workflow
13 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared

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 7 (5.19%) CMS
2 2 (1.48%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Sonata
1 5 (3.70%) Tercero
2 2 (1.48%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) Hadoop
2 13 (9.63%) DB2
3 6 (4.44%) Big Data
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.48%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.85%) Finance
1 16 (11.85%) Retail
2 7 (5.19%) Marketing
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.96%) Automotive
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (74.07%) Business Analyst
2 95 (70.37%) Analyst
3 18 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 17 (12.59%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (10.37%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.63%) Data Business Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) Business Manager
8 9 (6.67%) Architect
8 9 (6.67%) Data Insight Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Insight Data Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.93%) Business Change Manager
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Project Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Business IT Analyst
10 7 (5.19%) Change Manager
10 7 (5.19%) Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (1.48%) CSS
2 2 (1.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) jQuery
3 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.63%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.44%) User Experience
5 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.22%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.48%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Blog
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.74%) Life Science
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Windows
2 11 (8.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (22.96%) Use Case
2 23 (17.04%) CRM
3 21 (15.56%) Migration
4 20 (14.81%) Project Management
5 19 (14.07%) Data Analysis
6 18 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.37%) Analytics
8 14 (10.37%) Data Analytics
9 13 (9.63%) Customer Analytics
10 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.89%) User Stories
10 12 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 11 (8.15%) UML
12 10 (7.41%) Workflow
12 10 (7.41%) Workflow Analysis
13 9 (6.67%) SDLC
14 8 (5.93%) Change Management
14 8 (5.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) SQL
2 2 (1.48%) ABAP
3 1 (0.74%) C
3 1 (0.74%) Java
3 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 11 (8.15%) ISEB
3 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) GDPR
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.48%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Oracle
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Avaloq
3 5 (3.70%) FNZ
3 5 (3.70%) SAP
4 4 (2.96%) Adobe
4 4 (2.96%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (2.96%) IBM
5 3 (2.22%) Citrix
6 2 (1.48%) Ariba
7 1 (0.74%) Cognos
7 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.74%) Pega
7 1 (0.74%) TSYS
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