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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 116 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.55% 5.75% 6.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.42% 6.18% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 48 28
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£390 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.41 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+19.19% -2.68%
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
1232 1132 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 93.02% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 779 385
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 76 (39.18%) Finance
2 73 (37.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (34.02%) Business Analysis
4 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (17.01%) Project Management
7 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 19 (9.79%) Web Services
9 18 (9.28%) BDD
10 17 (8.76%) Software Delivery
11 16 (8.25%) Waterfall
11 16 (8.25%) Change Management
12 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
12 15 (7.73%) CRM
12 15 (7.73%) Open Source
12 15 (7.73%) Product Management
13 13 (6.70%) MS Excel
13 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.70%) Migration
14 10 (5.15%) Validation
14 10 (5.15%) Retail
14 10 (5.15%) Supplier Management
14 10 (5.15%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
14 10 (5.15%) NHS
14 10 (5.15%) UML
14 10 (5.15%) User Stories
14 10 (5.15%) Line Management
15 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.64%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.03%) SAS
3 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.61%) MS Office
4 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.06%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.52%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) GPRS
1 4 (2.06%) LAN
1 4 (2.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.52%) MS Access
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Rational Rose
General
1 76 (39.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.15%) Retail
3 9 (4.64%) Legal
4 7 (3.61%) Banking
5 6 (3.09%) Local Government
6 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.55%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.79%) Web Services
2 3 (1.55%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) MDX
4 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.73%) Open Source
3 10 (5.15%) NHS
4 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.06%) Statistics
5 4 (2.06%) User Experience
6 3 (1.55%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.52%) IVR
7 1 (0.52%) Online Games
7 1 (0.52%) Informatics
7 1 (0.52%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 66 (34.02%) Business Analysis
3 56 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (17.01%) Project Management
5 22 (11.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (9.28%) BDD
7 17 (8.76%) Software Delivery
8 16 (8.25%) Waterfall
8 16 (8.25%) Change Management
9 15 (7.73%) CRM
9 15 (7.73%) Product Management
10 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.70%) Migration
11 10 (5.15%) Validation
11 10 (5.15%) Supplier Management
11 10 (5.15%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (5.15%) UML
11 10 (5.15%) User Stories
11 10 (5.15%) Line Management
12 9 (4.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.61%) SQL
2 1 (0.52%) C#
2 1 (0.52%) Java
2 1 (0.52%) RPG
2 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.52%) ABAP
2 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.55%) ISEB
2 2 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.03%) Hyperion
3 1 (0.52%) VocaLink
3 1 (0.52%) Computacenter
3 1 (0.52%) Siebel
3 1 (0.52%) SAP
3 1 (0.52%) IBM
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