Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 58 54
Rank change year-on-year -23 -4 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.37% 3.88% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 4.35% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 30
Essex median daily rate £425 £550 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +54.93% -11.25%
10th Percentile £330 £330 £250
90th Percentile £550 £638 £525
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Essex median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.26% -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -13.83% +10.40%

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 706 620 734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 87.92% 89.21% 89.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 397 497
Essex median daily rate £463 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £255
90th Percentile £588 £638 £552
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 68
Essex median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -9.72% +89.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £16.00
90th Percentile £56.78 £52.50 £46.15
East of England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.64 £34.56
% change year-on-year -0.05% -46.08% +38.24%

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 25 April 2019.

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 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Colchester - 5 - -
Harlow - 5 £423 -
Brentwood +5 1 £273 -39.44%
Chelmsford +1 1 £500 +21.21%
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Electronics
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (21.05%) Publishing
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (21.05%) Sequence Diagram
5 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) HTML

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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
1 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Electronics
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (21.05%) Publishing
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Business Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Product Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Product Owner
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Product Owner
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Implementation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) RESTful
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
2 4 (21.05%) Sequence Diagram
3 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (10.53%) OOD
4 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Swim Lanes
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) CA Agile Central