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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 51 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 46 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.56% 3.72% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 4.62% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £332 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.13 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +9.20%
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
1088 931 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.15% 80.47% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 617 322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £110.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) Project Management
3 25 (28.41%) Finance
4 21 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (22.73%) Change Management
6 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 14 (15.91%) ITIL
8 13 (14.77%) Web Services
9 12 (13.64%) Service Management
10 11 (12.50%) QA
10 11 (12.50%) Release Management
10 11 (12.50%) Open Source
10 11 (12.50%) ITSM
10 11 (12.50%) SQL
10 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.23%) Line Management
11 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Performance Management
12 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
12 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
12 8 (9.09%) CRM
12 8 (9.09%) SLA
12 8 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 8 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
12 8 (9.09%) BDD
12 8 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
13 7 (7.95%) Capacity Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (6.82%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) BPCS
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Advertising
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (68.18%) Analyst
2 53 (60.23%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) UI Programmer
5 6 (6.82%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) CRM Business Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Pick Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Web Services
2 6 (6.82%) CSS
2 6 (6.82%) JSP
2 6 (6.82%) Spring
2 6 (6.82%) Spring MVC
2 6 (6.82%) jQuery
2 6 (6.82%) MooTools
2 6 (6.82%) CSS3
3 4 (4.55%) HTML
3 4 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Open Source
3 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) UNIX
1 5 (5.68%) AIX
1 5 (5.68%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) Project Management
3 21 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (22.73%) Change Management
5 14 (15.91%) ITIL
5 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
6 12 (13.64%) Service Management
7 11 (12.50%) ITSM
7 11 (12.50%) Release Management
7 11 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (10.23%) Integration Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Line Management
9 8 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 8 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
9 8 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 8 (9.09%) BDD
9 8 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
9 8 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) Java
2 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.68%) C
3 5 (5.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) QA
2 8 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.82%) Adobe
1 6 (6.82%) hybris
2 4 (4.55%) HP
2 4 (4.55%) jBASE
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
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