The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate 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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 3 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 24.32% 2.94% -
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £30.58 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +10.66%
Business Analyst
North 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 Harrogate 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
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 97.30% 85.29% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 5
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.62 £8.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.83% +42.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

Business Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle