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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 106 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.04% 5.57% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.88% 5.97% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 27
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
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
1194 1088 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.59% 93.23% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 730 394
Average daily rate £358 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 25
Average hourly rate £13.60 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.51% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 72 (40.91%) Finance
2 66 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (34.66%) Business Analysis
4 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (17.05%) Project Management
7 19 (10.80%) Web Services
8 18 (10.23%) BDD
9 16 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 16 (9.09%) Change Management
10 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.52%) Open Source
10 15 (8.52%) Product Management
10 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 15 (8.52%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
12 12 (6.82%) CRM
12 12 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (5.68%) MS Excel
13 10 (5.68%) NHS
13 10 (5.68%) User Stories
13 10 (5.68%) Line Management
14 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
14 9 (5.11%) Legal
14 9 (5.11%) MS Visio
14 9 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (4.55%) Banking
15 8 (4.55%) Retail
15 8 (4.55%) Scrum

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.98%) MS Office
4 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.27%) Maximo
3 1 (0.57%) BPCS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) GPRS
1 4 (2.27%) LAN
1 4 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.57%) MS Access
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.57%) QlikView
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 72 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Legal
3 8 (4.55%) Banking
3 8 (4.55%) Retail
4 6 (3.41%) Local Government
5 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.27%) Advertising
6 3 (1.70%) Law
6 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) Web Services
2 3 (1.70%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) MDX
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.52%) Open Source
3 10 (5.68%) NHS
4 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.27%) Statistics
5 4 (2.27%) User Experience
6 3 (1.70%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) Economics
7 1 (0.57%) Informatics
7 1 (0.57%) Online Games
7 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.57%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (34.66%) Business Analysis
3 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (17.05%) Project Management
5 18 (10.23%) BDD
6 16 (9.09%) Change Management
6 16 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.52%) Product Management
7 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (8.52%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (6.82%) CRM
9 10 (5.68%) User Stories
9 10 (5.68%) Line Management
10 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.55%) Scrum
12 7 (3.98%) Validation
12 7 (3.98%) UML
12 7 (3.98%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.14%) C#
3 1 (0.57%) Java
3 1 (0.57%) RPG
3 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.57%) ABAP
3 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.70%) ISEB
2 1 (0.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
2 2 (1.14%) SAP
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle
3 1 (0.57%) VocaLink
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