The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 11.16% 6.12% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.69% 6.29% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £323 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -12.48%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
231 143 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 95.45% 97.28% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% -13.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £8.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £32.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 33 (64.71%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Workflow
3 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
7 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.76%) QA
8 4 (7.84%) NHS
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.84%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
9 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.88%) Customer Insight
9 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.88%) ISEB
9 3 (5.88%) Retail
10 2 (3.92%) Replication
10 2 (3.92%) Validation
10 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Back Office
10 2 (3.92%) Data Management
10 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) ETL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 33 (64.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) NHS
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Workflow
2 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.88%) Customer Insight
7 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Data Management
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) RAD
8 2 (3.92%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft