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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 69 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.79% 5.65% 9.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 5.97% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 37 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £21.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+82.55% -33.33%
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
1077 1022 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.43% 94.63% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 642 344
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 37
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 50 (35.97%) Finance
1 50 (35.97%) Stakeholder Management
1 50 (35.97%) Business Analysis
2 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.83%) Project Management
4 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (10.79%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (10.07%) Web Services
6 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
7 12 (8.63%) User Stories
8 11 (7.91%) CRM
9 10 (7.19%) Change Management
9 10 (7.19%) BDD
9 10 (7.19%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.19%) Open Source
10 9 (6.47%) Scrum
11 8 (5.76%) Retail
11 8 (5.76%) Logistics
11 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
11 8 (5.76%) Hyperion
11 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
12 7 (5.04%) Supplier Management
12 7 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.04%) Business Transformation
12 7 (5.04%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (5.04%) Software Delivery
13 6 (4.32%) Line Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.88%) Maximo
3 1 (0.72%) BPCS
3 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) GPRS
1 4 (2.88%) LAN
1 4 (2.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) QlikView
3 1 (0.72%) Big Data
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) MS Access
3 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
General
1 50 (35.97%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Retail
3 6 (4.32%) Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Legal
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.60%) Advertising
4 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.16%) Local Government
6 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.07%) Web Services
2 3 (2.16%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.19%) Open Source
3 4 (2.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.16%) NHS
4 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.16%) Statistics
5 2 (1.44%) Online Games
5 2 (1.44%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.72%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.97%) Stakeholder Management
1 50 (35.97%) Business Analysis
2 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.83%) Project Management
4 15 (10.79%) Systems Analysis
5 14 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.63%) User Stories
7 11 (7.91%) CRM
8 10 (7.19%) Change Management
8 10 (7.19%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.19%) BDD
9 9 (6.47%) Scrum
10 8 (5.76%) Logistics
11 7 (5.04%) Supplier Management
11 7 (5.04%) Business Transformation
11 7 (5.04%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.04%) Software Delivery
12 6 (4.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) C#
3 1 (0.72%) ABAP
3 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.60%) ISEB
2 2 (1.44%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.76%) Hyperion
3 3 (2.16%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle
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