Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 70 17
Rank change year-on-year -18 -53 +34
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 26 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.83% 3.17% 9.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 3.53% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 61
Essex median daily rate £550 £538 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +115.00% -37.50%
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Essex median hourly rate - £84.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +134.03% -4.00%
East of England median hourly rate - £27.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +9.67%

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 931 737 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.69% 89.99% 86.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 480 428
Essex median daily rate £500 £489 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +39.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £530
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 158
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +30.00% -24.24%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.04 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.13 £63.75 £42.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -41.67% +10.09% +12.80%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -3 2 £475 -15.85%
Chelmsford +2 1 - - 1
Maldon - 1 - -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 13 (68.42%) SOA
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
1 13 (68.42%) Scrum
2 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) SOAP
2 12 (63.16%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) REST
2 12 (63.16%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (57.89%) Electronics
3 11 (57.89%) SAP
3 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (57.89%) Marketing
3 11 (57.89%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (57.89%) Manufacturing
3 11 (57.89%) Programme Management
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
5 9 (47.37%) RESTful
6 4 (21.05%) XML Schema
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Sequence Diagram
8 2 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (10.53%) JSON Schema
8 2 (10.53%) API Design
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) JSON
8 2 (10.53%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery

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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
3 11 (57.89%) Electronics
3 11 (57.89%) Manufacturing
3 11 (57.89%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Business Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Technical Business Analyst
3 8 (42.11%) Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Product Owner
5 6 (31.58%) Product Business Analyst
5 6 (31.58%) Technical Product Owner
6 5 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (26.32%) XML Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
7 2 (10.53%) SOA Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Architect
8 1 (5.26%) Designer
8 1 (5.26%) Financial Software Product Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Rollout Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Rollout Project Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 1 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) REST
1 12 (63.16%) SOAP
1 12 (63.16%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) XML Schema
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) JSON Schema
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Scrum
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (57.89%) Digital Marketing
3 11 (57.89%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Sequence Diagram
5 2 (10.53%) API Design
5 2 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Avaloq
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) FNZ
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) VMware