Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 323 264 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.26% 5.42% 6.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 5.67% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 178 275
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £250 £275
90th Percentile £547 £496 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £23.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +53.80% -38.03%
10th Percentile £29.70 £32.37 £19.36
90th Percentile £35.50 £48.20 £34.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4851 4659 5596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 95.59% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 2689 3270
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 378 535
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
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 Analyst in the East of England.

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

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst
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 Analyst in the East of England.

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

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +7 88 £400 -5.88% 6
Cambridgeshire +21 70 £400 +3.23% 5
Bedfordshire +21 63 £428 -3.39% 3
Essex -32 55 £475 +60.61% 2
Norfolk +9 25 £413 -5.71%
Suffolk -11 17 £345 -27.37% 1
East Anglia - 5 £450 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East of England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 123 (38.08%) Business Analysis
2 119 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (18.58%) Finance
5 55 (17.03%) Retail
5 55 (17.03%) User Stories
6 49 (15.17%) Scrum
7 40 (12.38%) Change Management
8 36 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
10 32 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 31 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (9.60%) BPMN
12 30 (9.29%) Migration
13 29 (8.98%) Manufacturing
13 29 (8.98%) Project Management
14 26 (8.05%) Data Mapping
14 26 (8.05%) Data Integration
14 26 (8.05%) MS Visio
14 26 (8.05%) Data Modelling
15 25 (7.74%) XML
16 24 (7.43%) Use Case
17 23 (7.12%) SQL
17 23 (7.12%) Waterfall
18 22 (6.81%) Data Flow Diagram
18 22 (6.81%) GDPR
18 22 (6.81%) Oracle
19 21 (6.50%) ISEB
19 21 (6.50%) Wireframes

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 13 (4.02%) Confluence
2 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (8.05%) MS Visio
2 14 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.24%) Sonata
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.31%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (0.93%) Force.com
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) G Suite
2 1 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.31%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) Firewall
1 1 (0.31%) iBeacon
1 1 (0.31%) Skype
1 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (2.17%) Data Mining
1 7 (2.17%) Ingres
1 7 (2.17%) MySQL
2 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.93%) Big Data
3 3 (0.93%) DB2
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.31%) MS Access
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Power BI
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.31%) ERwin
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.31%) XMLSpy
General
1 60 (18.58%) Finance
2 55 (17.03%) Retail
3 29 (8.98%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.02%) Marketing
5 12 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.79%) Games
7 6 (1.86%) Banking
7 6 (1.86%) Law
8 5 (1.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.74%) XML
2 20 (6.19%) Middleware
3 18 (5.57%) XSLT
4 7 (2.17%) Web Services
5 6 (1.86%) REST
5 6 (1.86%) SOAP
5 6 (1.86%) WSDL
6 5 (1.55%) JSON
6 5 (1.55%) JSON Schema
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.55%) XSD
7 2 (0.62%) Mason
7 2 (0.62%) PRADO
8 1 (0.31%) .NET
8 1 (0.31%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.48%) User Experience
3 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.55%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.55%) IVR
6 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.24%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.24%) EPoS
6 4 (1.24%) RIA
7 3 (0.93%) iSeries
7 3 (0.93%) Wiki
8 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.62%) Life Science
8 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.31%) BYOD
9 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (38.08%) Business Analysis
2 119 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (17.03%) User Stories
5 49 (15.17%) Scrum
6 40 (12.38%) Change Management
7 36 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
9 32 (9.91%) E-Commerce
10 31 (9.60%) BPMN
10 31 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (9.29%) Migration
12 29 (8.98%) Project Management
13 26 (8.05%) Data Integration
13 26 (8.05%) Data Mapping
13 26 (8.05%) Data Modelling
14 24 (7.43%) Use Case
15 23 (7.12%) Waterfall
16 22 (6.81%) Data Flow Diagram
17 21 (6.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.12%) SQL
2 6 (1.86%) PL/SQL
3 5 (1.55%) C
4 3 (0.93%) RPG
5 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (6.50%) ISEB
2 20 (6.19%) Degree
3 6 (1.86%) CBAP
3 6 (1.86%) IIBA
4 4 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) CISM
7 1 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.81%) GDPR
2 9 (2.79%) QA
3 4 (1.24%) PMO
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) PSD2
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) MiFID
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (6.81%) Oracle
2 17 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.48%) SAP
4 6 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.55%) FNZ
6 4 (1.24%) Avaloq
6 4 (1.24%) BMC
6 4 (1.24%) Remedy
7 3 (0.93%) Adobe
7 3 (0.93%) Cognos
7 3 (0.93%) IBM
7 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.62%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.62%) Google
8 2 (0.62%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.31%) Pardot
9 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.31%) Progress
9 1 (0.31%) Sage