Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.36% 11.42% 11.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 12.05% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 35
Suffolk median daily rate £345 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.37% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £310 £400 £340
90th Percentile £475 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £23.41
% change year-on-year -8.33% +53.80% -38.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 283 448 440
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.27% 94.71% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 274 291
Suffolk median daily rate £398 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £133 £214 £269
90th Percentile £569 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £14.73 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.53% +17.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.15 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £42.50 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -10 17 £345 -27.37% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

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

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 Suffolk 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 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 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