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 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 Analyst
Rank 23 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 110 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.61% 9.28% 8.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 10.00% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 71 45
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +11.19%
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
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 69 (31.65%) Finance
2 61 (27.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (24.77%) Business Analysis
4 52 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (13.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 27 (12.39%) Microsoft
8 22 (10.09%) MS Excel
8 22 (10.09%) Project Management
9 21 (9.63%) MS Visio
9 21 (9.63%) Banking
10 18 (8.26%) Waterfall
10 18 (8.26%) Target Operating Model
10 18 (8.26%) Retail
11 15 (6.88%) Data Analysis
11 15 (6.88%) Validation
11 15 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.88%) BPMN
12 14 (6.42%) Business Process Mapping
12 14 (6.42%) Migration
12 14 (6.42%) Requirements Management
13 13 (5.96%) PRINCE2
13 13 (5.96%) UML
13 13 (5.96%) Time Management
13 13 (5.96%) Product Management
14 12 (5.50%) BDD
14 12 (5.50%) NHS
14 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
15 11 (5.05%) Change Management
15 11 (5.05%) Data Modelling

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) SAS
2 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.63%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.29%) MS Office
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) AWD
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) ATM
1 1 (0.46%) Internet
1 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.46%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.46%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 9 (4.13%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.46%) Redmine
General
1 69 (31.65%) Finance
2 21 (9.63%) Banking
3 18 (8.26%) Retail
4 8 (3.67%) Legal
4 8 (3.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Local Government
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.13%) Web Services
2 3 (1.38%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.38%) .NET
3 2 (0.92%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) WAP
4 1 (0.46%) JSON
4 1 (0.46%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.50%) NHS
2 12 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.59%) Smart Meter
4 2 (0.92%) Statistics
4 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
4 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.46%) iPhone
5 1 (0.46%) iSeries
5 1 (0.46%) IVR
5 1 (0.46%) Economics
5 1 (0.46%) Online Games
5 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (24.77%) Business Analysis
3 52 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (13.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 22 (10.09%) Project Management
6 18 (8.26%) Waterfall
6 18 (8.26%) Target Operating Model
7 15 (6.88%) BPMN
7 15 (6.88%) Data Analysis
7 15 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.88%) Validation
8 14 (6.42%) Migration
8 14 (6.42%) Requirements Management
8 14 (6.42%) Business Process Mapping
9 13 (5.96%) Time Management
9 13 (5.96%) Product Management
9 13 (5.96%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.96%) UML
10 12 (5.50%) BDD
11 11 (5.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
2 1 (0.46%) C#
2 1 (0.46%) Java
2 1 (0.46%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (3.21%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.83%) Computacenter
3 3 (1.38%) Siebel
4 2 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Cognos
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.46%) VocaLink
5 1 (0.46%) BT
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Resource Partners Ltd
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