The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 95 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.21% 8.07% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.95% 8.55% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 44
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £302 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 877 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.54% 94.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 619
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 73 (43.45%) Finance
2 61 (36.31%) Business Analysis
3 43 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.86%) Scrum
5 25 (14.88%) Retail
6 22 (13.10%) Migration
7 20 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (11.90%) Project Management
8 19 (11.31%) Banking
9 18 (10.71%) UML
10 14 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.14%) ISEB
12 12 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (6.55%) SharePoint
13 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
13 11 (6.55%) User Stories
14 10 (5.95%) Technical Analysis
14 10 (5.95%) Waterfall
15 9 (5.36%) E-Commerce
16 8 (4.76%) JD Edwards
16 8 (4.76%) QlikView
17 7 (4.17%) Business Transformation
17 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (4.17%) Degree
17 7 (4.17%) Hyperion
17 7 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
17 7 (4.17%) Data Modelling
17 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
17 7 (4.17%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) MS Project
1 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) QlikView
2 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.19%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) JIRA
1 4 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
General
1 73 (43.45%) Finance
2 25 (14.88%) Retail
3 19 (11.31%) Banking
4 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.98%) Advertising
5 5 (2.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Billing
6 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (1.19%) XML
2 2 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.38%) NHS
3 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.19%) Open Source
4 2 (1.19%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.19%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.60%) FMCG
5 1 (0.60%) IVR
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.31%) Business Analysis
2 43 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (17.86%) Scrum
4 22 (13.10%) Migration
5 20 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.90%) Project Management
6 18 (10.71%) UML
7 14 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (6.55%) User Stories
11 10 (5.95%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (5.95%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.36%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.17%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (4.17%) Business Transformation
14 6 (3.57%) Validation
15 5 (2.98%) CRM
15 5 (2.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (1.19%) C#
3 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.60%) LINC
Qualifications
1 12 (7.14%) ISEB
2 7 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) FATCA
1 3 (1.79%) AIFMD
2 2 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (4.76%) JD Edwards
2 7 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.17%) Hyperion
3 3 (1.79%) SAP
4 2 (1.19%) BMC
4 2 (1.19%) Citrix
4 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.19%) Remedy
5 1 (0.60%) hybris
5 1 (0.60%) Avaya
5 1 (0.60%) Genesys
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco
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Rate: £450.00 per day
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