The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 21 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 78 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.22% 7.97% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 8.39% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 44
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£380 £325 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £34.31
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1009 834 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.34% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 444 619
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.00 £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 69 (47.92%) Finance
2 57 (39.58%) Business Analysis
3 32 (22.22%) Scrum
3 32 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (13.89%) Retail
5 19 (13.19%) Migration
6 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.50%) UML
7 17 (11.81%) Project Management
8 15 (10.42%) Banking
9 13 (9.03%) User Stories
10 11 (7.64%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.56%) MS Project
13 8 (5.56%) JD Edwards
13 8 (5.56%) JIRA
13 8 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (4.86%) Use Case
14 7 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (4.86%) SQL
14 7 (4.86%) ISEB
15 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
15 6 (4.17%) Data Analysis
15 6 (4.17%) Business Transformation
16 5 (3.47%) FATCA
16 5 (3.47%) Data Migration
16 5 (3.47%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Project
2 5 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) QlikView
3 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) JIRA
2 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) Rational Rose
General
1 69 (47.92%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Retail
3 15 (10.42%) Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.78%) Advertising
6 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.39%) XML
3 1 (0.69%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.78%) NHS
3 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.69%) FMCG
4 1 (0.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 32 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (22.22%) Scrum
3 19 (13.19%) Migration
4 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.50%) UML
5 17 (11.81%) Project Management
6 13 (9.03%) User Stories
7 11 (7.64%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.86%) Use Case
10 7 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (4.17%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.17%) Business Transformation
12 5 (3.47%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.47%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.86%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.69%) LINC
2 1 (0.69%) C#
2 1 (0.69%) Java
2 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (4.86%) ISEB
2 2 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) FATCA
2 3 (2.08%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.39%) QA
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (5.56%) JD Edwards
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.39%) Remedy
4 2 (1.39%) Pega
4 2 (1.39%) BMC
4 2 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Siebel
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) Avaya
5 1 (0.69%) Genesys
5 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
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