The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Lancashire
Rank 21 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.55% 5.47% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 5.75% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 3
Median daily rate £355 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £560 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.47 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £38.57 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +28.56%

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
245 365 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.45% 95.05% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 246 272
Median daily rate £350 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +1 10 £360 -8.28% 1
Preston -3 3 £270 -22.85%
Lancaster - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 15 (46.88%) Use Case
2 15 (46.88%) Project Management
3 13 (40.63%) OO
3 13 (40.63%) Open Source
4 12 (37.50%) UML
4 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (37.50%) Service Design
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Project Management
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Logistics
8 5 (15.63%) Apache
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) Unix
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.63%) Order to Cash
9 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.50%) Puppet
9 4 (12.50%) IaaS
9 4 (12.50%) SaltStack
9 4 (12.50%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) Python
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Ergonomics
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 15 (46.88%) Project Management
2 15 (46.88%) Use Case
3 13 (40.63%) OO
3 13 (40.63%) Open Source
4 12 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (37.50%) Service Design
4 12 (37.50%) UML
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) Logistics
8 5 (15.63%) Order to Cash
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) CRM
10 3 (9.38%) Email Marketing
10 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.13%) CBAP
5 1 (3.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) IFS
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