The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 7 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.97% 21.51% 10.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 21.74% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 17
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

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 175 184 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 97.77% 98.92% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 125 108
Median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 24 March 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 22 £475 - 3
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 16 (35.56%) Workflow
2 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
5 10 (22.22%) Use Case
6 9 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
6 9 (20.00%) Reinsurance
7 8 (17.78%) Reference Data
8 7 (15.56%) Project Management
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 6 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (11.11%) KYC
11 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.67%) CRM
12 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.67%) Analytics
12 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
13 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
13 2 (4.44%) Tableau
13 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
13 2 (4.44%) SDLC
13 2 (4.44%) Power BI
13 2 (4.44%) Looker
13 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (4.44%) ERP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.44%) Looker
1 2 (4.44%) Power BI
1 2 (4.44%) QlikView
1 2 (4.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Reinsurance
3 8 (17.78%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) LIMS
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Workflow
2 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Use Case
5 9 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.11%) KYC
9 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.67%) Analytics
10 3 (6.67%) CRM
10 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
11 2 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
11 2 (4.44%) ERP
11 2 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) CBAP
2 1 (2.22%) CISM
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
1 2 (4.44%) Tableau
2 1 (2.22%) Casewise
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft