The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 28 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.90% 13.57% 9.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 14.06% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 19
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £389 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.11% +21.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 120 249 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 95.24% 96.51% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 531 591
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £146 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 35
Median hourly rate £24.25 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.88 - £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 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
Ipswich +2 15 £500 +5.26%
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (65.00%) Workflow
2 17 (42.50%) Business Analysis
3 16 (40.00%) Reinsurance
4 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (35.00%) Project Management
6 13 (32.50%) Process Improvement
7 12 (30.00%) Use Case
7 12 (30.00%) Workflow Analysis
8 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
12 3 (7.50%) Finance
12 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 3 (7.50%) SDLC
12 3 (7.50%) Business Process Modelling
13 2 (5.00%) Looker
13 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
13 2 (5.00%) Power BI
13 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
13 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
13 2 (5.00%) Tableau
13 2 (5.00%) Analytics
13 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 2 (5.00%) QlikView
13 2 (5.00%) CRM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.00%) Looker
1 2 (5.00%) Power BI
1 2 (5.00%) QlikView
1 2 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Reinsurance
2 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Workflow
2 17 (42.50%) Business Analysis
3 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (35.00%) Project Management
5 13 (32.50%) Process Improvement
6 12 (30.00%) Use Case
6 12 (30.00%) Workflow Analysis
7 9 (22.50%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) Business Process Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) SDLC
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.00%) Analytics
10 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.00%) CRM
10 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
10 2 (5.00%) ERP
10 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
1 2 (5.00%) Tableau
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow