Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 16 61
Rank change year-on-year -55 +45 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 25 77 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.15% 8.88% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 10.41% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 57 24
Essex median daily rate £541 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.30% -28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £377 £224 £243
90th Percentile £664 £450 £450
East of England median daily rate £425 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Essex median hourly rate £84.25 £36.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.03% +9.09% -12.38%
10th Percentile £45.28 £32.32 £32.72
90th Percentile £126.23 £46.80 £43.40
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £39.25 £24.32
% change year-on-year -31.21% +61.42% -27.96%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 680 740 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.75% 85.35% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 447 530
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £527 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 142 145
Essex median hourly rate £31.27 £31.48 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -0.08% +8.62%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.68 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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
Southend-on-Sea -26 9 £625 -
Basildon +5 2 £488 +95.00%
Brentwood -16 2 £450 +28.57%
Harlow - 1 £288 -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 9 (36.00%) Confluence
3 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (32.00%) Law
3 8 (32.00%) J2EE
3 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
3 8 (32.00%) JBoss
3 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (28.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (28.00%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) REST
5 6 (24.00%) Marketing
5 6 (24.00%) API Design
5 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (24.00%) SOAP
5 6 (24.00%) WSDL
5 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (20.00%) Electronics

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 9 (36.00%) Confluence
2 8 (32.00%) JBoss
2 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.00%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (4.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Law
3 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (24.00%) Marketing
4 5 (20.00%) Electronics
4 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Automotive
5 1 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
1 16 (64.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Architect
4 4 (16.00%) XML Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) REST
3 6 (24.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) WSDL
4 5 (20.00%) JSON
4 5 (20.00%) JSON Schema
4 5 (20.00%) XSD
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Solaris
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) SOA
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (28.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (28.00%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) API Design
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) Statistics
7 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Northgate