The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.26% 2.62% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 2.83% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 13
Average daily rate £360 £453 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.44% +64.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £349 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £480 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +7.14%
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
379 389 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.99% 92.62% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 110
Average daily rate £400 £378 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +34.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 22 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -4 13 £500 +10.49% 1
Preston - 4 £350 - 2
Blackburn - 1 £300 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) Business Analysis
3 26 (40.00%) Project Management
4 24 (36.92%) Web Services
5 23 (35.38%) Open Source
6 19 (29.23%) Waterfall
6 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (24.62%) TDD
8 14 (21.54%) Data Analysis
9 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (20.00%) BDD
10 12 (18.46%) Data Analytics
10 12 (18.46%) Analytics
11 11 (16.92%) Product Management
12 10 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (13.85%) Finance
14 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
14 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
15 7 (10.77%) Law
16 6 (9.23%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
17 5 (7.69%) User Stories
17 5 (7.69%) QA
17 5 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
18 4 (6.15%) Validation
18 4 (6.15%) Change Management
18 4 (6.15%) NHS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) GIS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) NHS
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) Business Analysis
3 26 (40.00%) Project Management
4 23 (35.38%) Open Source
5 19 (29.23%) Waterfall
6 16 (24.62%) TDD
7 14 (21.54%) Data Analysis
8 13 (20.00%) BDD
8 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.46%) Analytics
9 12 (18.46%) Data Analytics
10 11 (16.92%) Product Management
11 10 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
11 10 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
12 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (7.69%) User Stories
14 4 (6.15%) BPR
14 4 (6.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) C++
1 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
1 3 (4.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) CISM
4 1 (1.54%) CISSP
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.54%) Siebel
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