Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 6.83% 16.07% 15.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 17.07% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 26
Ipswich median daily rate £345 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.37% +4.11% +7.35%
10th Percentile £310 £433 £318
90th Percentile £475 £525 £519
Suffolk median daily rate £345 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -27.37% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Ipswich
Contract vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 218 287 259
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 87.55% 94.10% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 170 171
Ipswich median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £209 £250 £263
90th Percentile £574 £575 £575
Suffolk median daily rate £398 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -3.05% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Ipswich median hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% +18.37% -7.55%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.99 £9.35
90th Percentile £37.20 £30.83 £14.48
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £14.73 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.53% +17.84% -3.85%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) BPMN
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Sequence Diagram
7 2 (11.76%) User Experience
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis

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 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) BPMN
4 3 (17.65%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Progress