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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 18 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 102 73 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.86% 6.41% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 6.82% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 19
Average daily rate £375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £441 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
1407 1070 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.68% 93.94% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 761 570
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.34 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 79 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (36.41%) Business Analysis
3 65 (31.55%) Finance
4 50 (24.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (16.50%) Waterfall
5 34 (16.50%) Web Services
6 31 (15.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 30 (14.56%) Open Source
8 27 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (13.11%) Project Management
9 24 (11.65%) User Stories
10 19 (9.22%) MS Visio
11 18 (8.74%) ITIL
11 18 (8.74%) Use Case
12 15 (7.28%) Analytics
12 15 (7.28%) Data Analysis
13 14 (6.80%) TDD
13 14 (6.80%) Data Modelling
13 14 (6.80%) Product Management
14 13 (6.31%) Business Process Mapping
14 13 (6.31%) BDD
14 13 (6.31%) PRINCE2
15 12 (5.83%) Legal
16 11 (5.34%) Workflow
16 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (5.34%) NHS
16 11 (5.34%) Data Analytics
17 10 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
17 10 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
17 10 (4.85%) SLA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (1.94%) SAS
2 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (9.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) IaaS
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.49%) PaaS
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) DNS
1 10 (4.85%) VoIP
1 10 (4.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.94%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) ERwin
2 2 (0.97%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 65 (31.55%) Finance
2 12 (5.83%) Legal
3 10 (4.85%) Banking
4 8 (3.88%) Retail
4 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.94%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.50%) Web Services
2 2 (0.97%) .NET
2 2 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) JSON
3 1 (0.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.34%) NHS
3 10 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (4.37%) CESG
5 6 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.94%) User Experience
7 3 (1.46%) IVR
8 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.49%) Windows
1 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (36.41%) Business Analysis
3 50 (24.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (16.50%) Waterfall
5 31 (15.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 30 (14.56%) Open Source
7 27 (13.11%) Project Management
8 24 (11.65%) User Stories
9 18 (8.74%) ITIL
9 18 (8.74%) Use Case
10 15 (7.28%) Analytics
10 15 (7.28%) Data Analysis
11 14 (6.80%) Data Modelling
11 14 (6.80%) Product Management
11 14 (6.80%) TDD
12 13 (6.31%) BDD
12 13 (6.31%) Business Process Mapping
12 13 (6.31%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.34%) Data Analytics
13 11 (5.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.94%) ISEB
4 3 (1.46%) Degree
4 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 10 (4.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (4.85%) Oracle
2 6 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.94%) DataFlux
3 4 (1.94%) IBM
4 1 (0.49%) Apple
4 1 (0.49%) BT
4 1 (0.49%) SAP
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