The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 17 35
Rank change year-on-year -28 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 110 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.68% 7.58% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 7.89% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 129 122
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £345 £265 £280
90th Percentile £538 £575 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
East of England median hourly rate - £37.75 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.32%  
England median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £43.43
% change year-on-year -25.33% -13.65%  

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 2206 2458 2926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.87% 96.09% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4486 5033 7270
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
10th Percentile £213 £158 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 859 975
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
10th Percentile £10.98 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £42.50 £41.46
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Essex -21 30 £438 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -23 21 £488 +14.70% 2
Bedfordshire -19 18 £425 - 6
Suffolk -1 15 £500 +5.26%
Cambridgeshire +8 13 £406 +1.56% 3
Norfolk -8 9 £450 +12.50% 5
East Anglia - 4 £450 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 100 (37.88%) Business Analysis
2 83 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (17.80%) Use Case
5 37 (14.02%) User Stories
6 35 (13.26%) Project Management
7 34 (12.88%) Workflow
7 34 (12.88%) Migration
8 33 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 31 (11.74%) Oracle
10 30 (11.36%) SQL
11 29 (10.98%) Finance
11 29 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (10.23%) UML
12 27 (10.23%) E-Commerce
13 25 (9.47%) Data Mapping
14 23 (8.71%) Data Analysis
14 23 (8.71%) MS Visio
15 22 (8.33%) CRM
16 21 (7.95%) Retail
16 21 (7.95%) Scrum
16 21 (7.95%) Analytics
17 20 (7.58%) Process Improvement
18 19 (7.20%) Hadoop
19 17 (6.44%) Waterfall
19 17 (6.44%) Business Process Modelling
19 17 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
20 16 (6.06%) ITIL
20 16 (6.06%) Degree
20 16 (6.06%) Reinsurance

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 6 (2.27%) CMS
2 2 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.38%) SAS
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (8.71%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.14%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.76%) Sonata
3 2 (0.76%) Tercero
4 1 (0.38%) Endur
4 1 (0.38%) HFM
4 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.38%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.52%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.20%) Hadoop
2 11 (4.17%) MySQL
3 10 (3.79%) Big Data
3 10 (3.79%) Data Mining
3 10 (3.79%) DB2
3 10 (3.79%) Ingres
4 6 (2.27%) Power BI
5 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.76%) Looker
7 2 (0.76%) QlikView
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.76%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.38%) MS Access
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) ERwin
General
1 29 (10.98%) Finance
2 21 (7.95%) Retail
3 9 (3.41%) Automotive
4 6 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.89%) Law
5 5 (1.89%) Legal
6 4 (1.52%) Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Publishing
8 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) Middleware
1 13 (4.92%) XML
2 9 (3.41%) XSLT
3 4 (1.52%) .NET
4 2 (0.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.76%) REST
4 2 (0.76%) SOAP
4 2 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.06%) Reinsurance
3 13 (4.92%) Mainframe
4 12 (4.55%) User Experience
5 10 (3.79%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.76%) Life Science
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Derivative
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.55%) Windows
2 11 (4.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.38%) Android
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.88%) Business Analysis
2 83 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (17.80%) Use Case
5 37 (14.02%) User Stories
6 35 (13.26%) Project Management
7 34 (12.88%) Migration
7 34 (12.88%) Workflow
8 33 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 27 (10.23%) E-Commerce
9 27 (10.23%) UML
10 25 (9.47%) Data Mapping
11 23 (8.71%) Data Analysis
12 22 (8.33%) CRM
13 21 (7.95%) Analytics
13 21 (7.95%) Scrum
14 20 (7.58%) Process Improvement
15 17 (6.44%) Business Process Modelling
15 17 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (1.52%) C#
2 4 (1.52%) Java
3 3 (1.14%) VBA
4 2 (0.76%) C
4 2 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (6.06%) Degree
2 11 (4.17%) ISEB
3 7 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) CISSP
7 1 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) GDPR
2 5 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.14%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (11.74%) Oracle
2 13 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.79%) SAP
4 4 (1.52%) Citrix
5 3 (1.14%) BMC
5 3 (1.14%) Cognos
5 3 (1.14%) FNZ
5 3 (1.14%) Google
5 3 (1.14%) IBM
5 3 (1.14%) Remedy
5 3 (1.14%) Sage
5 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.14%) Tableau
6 2 (0.76%) Adobe
6 2 (0.76%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.38%) Ariba
7 1 (0.38%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) OpenLink
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