The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 16 27
Rank change year-on-year -25 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.14% 9.53% 5.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.51% 9.74% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 29
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £228 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £37.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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 413 462 626
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.16% 97.88% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 221 377
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 109 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Southend-on-Sea -18 16 £425 -15.00%
Colchester +13 5 £475 -
Harlow +1 1 £288 -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Business Analysis
3 16 (25.40%) Hadoop
4 15 (23.81%) CRM
5 13 (20.63%) UML
5 13 (20.63%) Middleware
5 13 (20.63%) Mainframe
5 13 (20.63%) Analytics
5 13 (20.63%) Data Mapping
5 13 (20.63%) Data Integration
5 13 (20.63%) Customer Analytics
5 13 (20.63%) Data Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Data Analytics
6 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (17.46%) Scrum
7 11 (17.46%) Windows
7 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
7 11 (17.46%) MySQL
7 11 (17.46%) Windows Vista
8 10 (15.87%) Use Case
8 10 (15.87%) Requirements Management
8 10 (15.87%) Data Munging
8 10 (15.87%) DB2
8 10 (15.87%) XML
8 10 (15.87%) Ingres
8 10 (15.87%) Data Mining
8 10 (15.87%) Validation
9 9 (14.29%) XSLT

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 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Sonata
1 2 (3.17%) Tercero
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Hadoop
2 11 (17.46%) MySQL
3 10 (15.87%) Data Mining
3 10 (15.87%) DB2
3 10 (15.87%) Ingres
4 5 (7.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.70%) Automotive
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Law
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) Middleware
2 10 (15.87%) XML
3 9 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.94%) Data Structures
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
1 11 (17.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (31.75%) Business Analysis
2 15 (23.81%) CRM
3 13 (20.63%) Analytics
3 13 (20.63%) Customer Analytics
3 13 (20.63%) Data Analysis
3 13 (20.63%) Data Integration
3 13 (20.63%) Data Mapping
3 13 (20.63%) UML
4 12 (19.05%) Data Analytics
4 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
5 11 (17.46%) Scrum
6 10 (15.87%) Data Munging
6 10 (15.87%) Requirements Management
6 10 (15.87%) Use Case
6 10 (15.87%) Validation
7 9 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
7 9 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (12.70%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) PMO
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Avaloq
4 2 (3.17%) FNZ
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) BMC
5 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Northgate
5 1 (1.59%) Pega
5 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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