The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 40 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 49 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.52% 1.89% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 2.34% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £362 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Finance
3 19 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (24.05%) Project Management
4 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (16.46%) Change Management
5 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
6 12 (15.19%) ISEB
7 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
7 11 (13.92%) Web Services
8 10 (12.66%) Migration
9 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
9 9 (11.39%) ITIL
10 8 (10.13%) SQL
10 8 (10.13%) Scrum
10 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.86%) Open Source
11 7 (8.86%) hybris
11 7 (8.86%) Build Automation
11 7 (8.86%) CSS3
11 7 (8.86%) Line Management
11 7 (8.86%) Web Design
11 7 (8.86%) Spring
11 7 (8.86%) jQuery
11 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.86%) MooTools
11 7 (8.86%) Apache Solr
11 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.86%) Apache Solr
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) SAS
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.27%) BPCS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.59%) Advertising
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Analyst
2 49 (62.03%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) UI Programmer
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.53%) CRM Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.53%) SAS Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Customer Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) Web Services
2 7 (8.86%) CSS3
2 7 (8.86%) Spring
2 7 (8.86%) jQuery
2 7 (8.86%) MooTools
2 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
2 7 (8.86%) JSP
3 6 (7.59%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) .NET
5 1 (1.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Open Source
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) AIX
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (24.05%) Project Management
3 13 (16.46%) Change Management
4 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.66%) Migration
6 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
6 9 (11.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.86%) Build Automation
8 7 (8.86%) Line Management
8 7 (8.86%) Web Design
8 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.86%) MVC
8 7 (8.86%) CRM
9 6 (7.59%) Service Management
10 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Java
2 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) C++
3 2 (2.53%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) ISEB
2 6 (7.59%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) hybris
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) jBASE
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
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