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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 61 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 45 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.70% 3.79% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 4.73% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £291 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £31.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +63.63%
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
1373 804 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.46% 80.24% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 530 405
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 28
Average hourly rate £16.38 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.32% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Finance
3 32 (32.65%) Project Management
4 23 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (18.37%) QA
6 17 (17.35%) SQL
7 16 (16.33%) Configuration Management
7 16 (16.33%) Change Management
8 15 (15.31%) Integration Testing
8 15 (15.31%) Web Design
9 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (13.27%) Service Management
10 13 (13.27%) ITSM
11 12 (12.24%) Java
11 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
11 12 (12.24%) CSS
11 12 (12.24%) ITIL
11 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (12.24%) Release Management
11 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (10.20%) hybris
13 10 (10.20%) CSS3
13 10 (10.20%) Build Automation
13 10 (10.20%) jQuery
13 10 (10.20%) Spring MVC
13 10 (10.20%) MooTools
13 10 (10.20%) Test Management
13 10 (10.20%) Apache Solr
13 10 (10.20%) Spring

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (10.20%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.06%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
2 1 (1.02%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
General
1 33 (33.67%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Retail
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (62.24%) Analyst
2 54 (55.10%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Developer
5 10 (10.20%) UI Developer
5 10 (10.20%) UI Programmer
6 9 (9.18%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Service Management Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.04%) Capacity Management Specialist
11 2 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.04%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.04%) Change Analyst
11 2 (2.04%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) CSS
2 10 (10.20%) JSP
2 10 (10.20%) Web Services
2 10 (10.20%) Spring
2 10 (10.20%) Spring MVC
2 10 (10.20%) jQuery
2 10 (10.20%) MooTools
2 10 (10.20%) CSS3
3 6 (6.12%) HTML
4 5 (5.10%) XML
5 4 (4.08%) HTML5
6 2 (2.04%) RESTful
6 2 (2.04%) .NET
7 1 (1.02%) SOAP
7 1 (1.02%) XSD
7 1 (1.02%) WSDL
7 1 (1.02%) Middleware
7 1 (1.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) NHS
3 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.10%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Online Games
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) UNIX
1 2 (2.04%) AIX
1 2 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) Project Management
3 23 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.33%) Change Management
4 16 (16.33%) Configuration Management
5 15 (15.31%) Web Design
5 15 (15.31%) Integration Testing
6 13 (13.27%) ITSM
6 13 (13.27%) Service Management
7 12 (12.24%) ITIL
7 12 (12.24%) Release Management
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (10.20%) Test Management
9 10 (10.20%) Build Automation
9 10 (10.20%) MVC
10 9 (9.18%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.18%) Problem Management
10 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) Java
2 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.04%) PHP
3 2 (2.04%) C
3 2 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) QA
2 6 (6.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) OpenView
1 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Adobe
1 10 (10.20%) hybris
2 5 (5.10%) HP
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) jBASE
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