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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 16 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.11% 10.92% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 10.96% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 0
Average daily rate £377 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
170 228 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 91.89% 99.56% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 117 80
Average daily rate £395 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (13.79%) Use Case
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) QA
6 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.45%) SAS
7 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
7 1 (3.45%) IBM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ERwin
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (13.79%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Data Governance
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Kanban
7 1 (3.45%) User Stories
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) DataFlux
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle