The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.35% 6.44% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 6.67% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 19
Median daily rate £333 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.87% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £342 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £439 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £34.45
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 - £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 382 435 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 93.86% 96.67% 97.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 233 239
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 53
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -52.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Essex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Colchester +6 5 £375 -
Southend-on-Sea -25 3 £425 +2.40%
Basildon - 2 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Essex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (51.35%) Business Analysis
2 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.73%) CRM
4 17 (22.97%) Windows
4 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (21.62%) User Stories
6 14 (18.92%) Marketing
7 13 (17.57%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (17.57%) Hadoop
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle
7 13 (17.57%) Mainframe
7 13 (17.57%) Customer Analytics
7 13 (17.57%) Analytics
7 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.22%) Data Analytics
8 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
9 11 (14.86%) Windows Vista
9 11 (14.86%) Use Case
10 10 (13.51%) Wealth Management
10 10 (13.51%) DB2
10 10 (13.51%) Automotive
11 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
11 9 (12.16%) Finance
11 9 (12.16%) B2C
11 9 (12.16%) Requirements Management
11 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.16%) User Experience
11 9 (12.16%) CA Agile Central
12 8 (10.81%) Adobe

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (9.46%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
1 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Sonata
1 7 (9.46%) Tercero
2 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) Hadoop
2 10 (13.51%) DB2
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.76%) Big Data
5 2 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.92%) Marketing
2 10 (13.51%) Automotive
3 9 (12.16%) Finance
3 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.76%) Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Electronics
6 3 (4.05%) Law
6 3 (4.05%) Publishing
7 2 (2.70%) Advertising
7 2 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (17.57%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.16%) User Experience
3 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.35%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Business Analysis
2 23 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.73%) CRM
4 17 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (21.62%) User Stories
6 13 (17.57%) Analytics
6 13 (17.57%) Customer Analytics
6 13 (17.57%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 12 (16.22%) Data Analytics
8 11 (14.86%) Use Case
9 10 (13.51%) Wealth Management
10 9 (12.16%) B2C
10 9 (12.16%) Requirements Management
11 7 (9.46%) Content Management
11 7 (9.46%) IT Strategy
11 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.46%) Web Development
12 6 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
12 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) CA Agile Central
3 8 (10.81%) Adobe
4 7 (9.46%) Avaloq
4 7 (9.46%) FNZ
4 7 (9.46%) SAP
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.05%) BMC
6 3 (4.05%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
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