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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 23 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.54% 10.06% 7.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 10.17% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
255 177 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 98.08% 98.88% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 70 95
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 5
Average hourly rate £15.36 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.59% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £9.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £14.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Business Analysis
3 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.79%) Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (13.16%) QA
7 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) SQL
8 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (7.89%) Axure RP
9 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) UML
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.89%) Rational Rose
9 3 (7.89%) Degree
10 2 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.26%) RAD
10 2 (5.26%) ERP
10 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Rational Rose
1 3 (7.89%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Business Analysis
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Workflow
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) UML
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.26%) RAD
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.63%) ETL
7 1 (2.63%) RUP
7 1 (2.63%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) SAP