The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 24 18 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 147 167 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.85% 6.89% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 7.14% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 126 97
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £34.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.77% +30.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £45.00 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £45.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2053 2338 2498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.71% 96.41% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1366 1409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 168 239
Median hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Hertfordshire -1 36 £450 +20.00% 10
Essex -5 33 £330 -17.50% 1
Suffolk -3 23 £475 - 5
Bedfordshire -9 19 £425 -2.85% 2
Norfolk +10 18 £425 +32.81%
Cambridgeshire -9 14 £406 +1.56% 3
East Anglia +6 3 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 108 (41.54%) Business Analysis
2 72 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (16.15%) Use Case
5 41 (15.77%) Finance
6 37 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (13.08%) CRM
8 31 (11.92%) Project Management
9 29 (11.15%) User Stories
10 26 (10.00%) SQL
11 21 (8.08%) Oracle
11 21 (8.08%) Workflow
11 21 (8.08%) Migration
11 21 (8.08%) Retail
12 20 (7.69%) Analytics
13 19 (7.31%) Data Analysis
13 19 (7.31%) SAP
13 19 (7.31%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.92%) UML
14 18 (6.92%) User Experience
15 17 (6.54%) Windows
15 17 (6.54%) Marketing
16 16 (6.15%) Degree
16 16 (6.15%) Scrum
16 16 (6.15%) Change Management
17 15 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
17 15 (5.77%) Hadoop
18 14 (5.38%) Waterfall
18 14 (5.38%) MS Visio
18 14 (5.38%) ISEB

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (4.23%) CMS
2 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.54%) SAS
3 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.46%) MS Office
3 8 (3.08%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.54%) MS Project
5 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Sonata
1 7 (2.69%) Tercero
2 6 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.15%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Endur
6 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.38%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) Veeva
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 10 (3.85%) Big Data
2 10 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.46%) DB2
4 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.54%) Power BI
5 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.77%) Looker
5 2 (0.77%) MySQL
5 2 (0.77%) QlikView
5 2 (0.77%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.38%) Ingres
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) JIRA
1 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (15.77%) Finance
2 21 (8.08%) Retail
3 17 (6.54%) Marketing
4 11 (4.23%) Automotive
4 11 (4.23%) Banking
4 11 (4.23%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.92%) Legal
7 4 (1.54%) Electronics
7 4 (1.54%) Publishing
8 3 (1.15%) Law
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) .NET
2 4 (1.54%) Middleware
3 3 (1.15%) HTML
3 3 (1.15%) XML
4 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.77%) ODBC
4 2 (0.77%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.92%) User Experience
3 12 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.23%) Reinsurance
5 8 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.08%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) NHS
10 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.77%) EPoS
10 2 (0.77%) Life Science
11 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.38%) LIMS
11 1 (0.38%) Pricing Data
11 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.38%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.54%) Windows
2 10 (3.85%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.38%) Android
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (41.54%) Business Analysis
2 72 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (16.15%) Use Case
5 34 (13.08%) CRM
6 31 (11.92%) Project Management
7 29 (11.15%) User Stories
8 21 (8.08%) Migration
8 21 (8.08%) Workflow
9 20 (7.69%) Analytics
10 19 (7.31%) Data Analysis
10 19 (7.31%) E-Commerce
11 18 (6.92%) UML
12 16 (6.15%) Change Management
12 16 (6.15%) Scrum
13 15 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (5.38%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.00%) Data Modelling
15 13 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (4.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (1.92%) Java
3 2 (0.77%) C
3 2 (0.77%) C#
4 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (6.15%) Degree
2 14 (5.38%) ISEB
3 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) CBAP
5 1 (0.38%) CISM
5 1 (0.38%) CISSP
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMP
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) GDPR
2 4 (1.54%) QA
3 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (8.08%) Oracle
2 19 (7.31%) SAP
3 11 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.85%) Adobe
5 9 (3.46%) CA Agile Central
6 7 (2.69%) Avaloq
6 7 (2.69%) FNZ
7 6 (2.31%) BMC
7 6 (2.31%) Remedy
8 5 (1.92%) Citrix
9 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.77%) IBM
10 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.77%) Tableau
11 1 (0.38%) Ariba
11 1 (0.38%) Casewise
11 1 (0.38%) Google
11 1 (0.38%) NGA Human Resources
11 1 (0.38%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
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