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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 35 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 77 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.94% 6.87% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 7.26% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 41
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +75.59%
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
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 66 (40.99%) Finance
2 60 (37.27%) Business Analysis
3 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (14.91%) Web Services
5 24 (14.91%) User Stories
6 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 20 (12.42%) Waterfall
7 20 (12.42%) Project Management
8 19 (11.80%) Use Case
9 18 (11.18%) Data Modelling
10 17 (10.56%) Open Source
11 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (9.32%) Banking
11 15 (9.32%) Retail
11 15 (9.32%) Data Analysis
12 14 (8.70%) Oracle
13 13 (8.07%) CRM
13 13 (8.07%) Legal
14 12 (7.45%) Change Management
15 10 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (5.59%) Data Structures
16 9 (5.59%) Migration
16 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (5.59%) MS Visio
17 8 (4.97%) ERP
17 8 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
17 8 (4.97%) Data Management
17 8 (4.97%) Scrum
17 8 (4.97%) Test Scripting

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (2.48%) SAS
2 2 (1.24%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.48%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.62%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.62%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.48%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (1.86%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) ERwin
2 2 (1.24%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 66 (40.99%) Finance
2 15 (9.32%) Banking
2 15 (9.32%) Retail
3 13 (8.07%) Legal
4 6 (3.73%) Marketing
4 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.11%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.91%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) WSDL
2 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.59%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.73%) NHS
4 5 (3.11%) User Experience
5 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.86%) IVR
7 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.62%) Windows
1 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.27%) Business Analysis
2 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (14.91%) User Stories
5 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 20 (12.42%) Project Management
6 20 (12.42%) Waterfall
7 19 (11.80%) Use Case
8 18 (11.18%) Data Modelling
9 17 (10.56%) Open Source
10 15 (9.32%) Data Analysis
11 13 (8.07%) CRM
12 12 (7.45%) Change Management
13 10 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (5.59%) Migration
15 8 (4.97%) Data Management
15 8 (4.97%) ERP
15 8 (4.97%) GAP Analysis
15 8 (4.97%) Scrum
15 8 (4.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.24%) Java
1 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
1 2 (1.24%) PHP
2 1 (0.62%) C
2 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.11%) ISEB
1 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) Degree
3 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.73%) SAP
3 4 (2.48%) Cognos
3 4 (2.48%) DataFlux
3 4 (2.48%) IBM
4 1 (0.62%) Capita
4 1 (0.62%) Concur
4 1 (0.62%) Temenos
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