The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.41% 4.46% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 5.31% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 13
Median daily rate £330 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +44.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £391
% change year-on-year +1.26% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 377 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 87.75% 84.15% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 204 192
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 39
Median hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.24% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £56.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Essex

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Essex

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Essex

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Basildon -3 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea -26 1 £425 +1.49%
Colchester - 1 £375 -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 20 (46.51%) CRM
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) Data Analysis
3 13 (30.23%) Mainframe
3 13 (30.23%) Oracle
3 13 (30.23%) DB2
3 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
3 13 (30.23%) Data Analytics
3 13 (30.23%) Analytics
3 13 (30.23%) Customer Analytics
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Vista
5 11 (25.58%) User Stories
6 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (23.26%) Marketing
7 9 (20.93%) Use Case
8 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Data Structures
8 8 (18.60%) Campaign Management
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
8 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
8 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) B2C
9 7 (16.28%) Adobe
9 7 (16.28%) Wealth Management
9 7 (16.28%) Web Development
9 7 (16.28%) Requirements Management
9 7 (16.28%) Content Management

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (16.28%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Sonata
1 7 (16.28%) Tercero
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (4.65%) SAP BPC
3 2 (4.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) DB2
1 13 (30.23%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (23.26%) Marketing
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.30%) Automotive
5 3 (6.98%) Electronics
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.65%) Law
7 1 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Analyst
1 38 (88.37%) Business Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Senior Business Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Data Business Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Data Insight Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Insight Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Insight Data Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Digital Business Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Marketing Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Marketing Business Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Wrap Business Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) CRM Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) CRM Business Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Insight Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Big Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Mainframe
2 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (18.60%) Data Structures
3 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (16.28%) User Experience
5 3 (6.98%) Reinsurance
6 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) CRM
2 13 (30.23%) Analytics
2 13 (30.23%) Customer Analytics
2 13 (30.23%) Data Analysis
2 13 (30.23%) Data Analytics
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) User Stories
5 10 (23.26%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (20.93%) Use Case
7 8 (18.60%) Campaign Management
7 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
8 7 (16.28%) B2C
8 7 (16.28%) Content Management
8 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
8 7 (16.28%) Requirements Management
8 7 (16.28%) Wealth Management
8 7 (16.28%) Web Development
9 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe
2 7 (16.28%) Avaloq
2 7 (16.28%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (16.28%) FNZ
3 6 (13.95%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Ariba
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix