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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 45 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 45 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.78% 3.06% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 3.83% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 14
Average daily rate
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£365 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +1.66%
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
1007 862 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.55% 79.81% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 547 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) Project Management
3 19 (23.17%) Finance
4 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (19.51%) Change Management
6 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
6 13 (15.85%) ITIL
7 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.20%) Web Services
8 10 (12.20%) Service Management
9 9 (10.98%) ITSM
9 9 (10.98%) SQL
9 9 (10.98%) CRM
9 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
9 9 (10.98%) QA
9 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.76%) Open Source
10 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
10 8 (9.76%) Release Management
10 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
11 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
11 7 (8.54%) Scrum
11 7 (8.54%) SLA
11 7 (8.54%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (8.54%) Capacity Management
11 7 (8.54%) Service Continuity Management
11 7 (8.54%) Line Management
12 6 (7.32%) Build Automation

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.32%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.88%) SAS
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) BPCS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) DB2
1 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Advertising
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (68.29%) Analyst
2 50 (60.98%) Business Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) UI Programmer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) UI Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 4 (4.88%) CRM Business Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.88%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) SAS Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Pick Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Web Services
2 6 (7.32%) CSS
2 6 (7.32%) JSP
2 6 (7.32%) Spring
2 6 (7.32%) Spring MVC
2 6 (7.32%) jQuery
2 6 (7.32%) MooTools
2 6 (7.32%) CSS3
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
3 4 (4.88%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Open Source
3 3 (3.66%) User Experience
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) AIX
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
2 3 (3.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (31.71%) Project Management
3 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (19.51%) Change Management
5 13 (15.85%) ITIL
5 13 (15.85%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.20%) Service Management
7 9 (10.98%) CRM
7 9 (10.98%) ITSM
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
8 8 (9.76%) Release Management
8 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.54%) Performance Management
9 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.54%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (8.54%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.54%) Service Continuity Management
9 7 (8.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.66%) C
3 3 (3.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.32%) Adobe
1 6 (7.32%) hybris
2 3 (3.66%) jBASE
3 2 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
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