The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 23 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 15.56% 13.54% 11.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.47% 14.13% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 18
Median daily rate £500 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +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 Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85 184 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 94.44% 95.83% 97.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 106 116
Median daily rate £400 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £133 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Ipswich over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Ipswich region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (70.59%) Workflow
2 16 (47.06%) Reinsurance
3 14 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (41.18%) Project Management
4 13 (38.24%) Process Improvement
5 10 (29.41%) Workflow Analysis
5 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (26.47%) Use Case
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Business Process Modelling
9 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
9 2 (5.88%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
10 1 (2.94%) Change Management
10 1 (2.94%) ITSM
10 1 (2.94%) Finance
10 1 (2.94%) Migration

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Reinsurance
2 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Workflow
2 14 (41.18%) Business Analysis
2 14 (41.18%) Project Management
2 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (38.24%) Process Improvement
4 10 (29.41%) Workflow Analysis
5 9 (26.47%) Use Case
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.82%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) SDLC
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Change Management
9 1 (2.94%) Information Security
9 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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