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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 66 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.09% 5.26% 9.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 5.54% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
995 902 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.79% 94.85% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 49 (36.30%) Business Analysis
2 47 (34.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (33.33%) Finance
4 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (14.81%) Project Management
7 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (11.11%) Web Services
8 15 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (9.63%) SharePoint
10 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 12 (8.89%) Hyperion
10 12 (8.89%) User Stories
10 12 (8.89%) Technical Analysis
11 11 (8.15%) ISEB
11 11 (8.15%) CRM
12 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
12 10 (7.41%) Change Management
12 10 (7.41%) Waterfall
12 10 (7.41%) Scrum
12 10 (7.41%) BDD
13 9 (6.67%) Open Source
13 9 (6.67%) Logistics
13 9 (6.67%) QlikView
14 8 (5.93%) Banking
14 8 (5.93%) Validation
14 8 (5.93%) UML
15 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
15 7 (5.19%) Data Modelling

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
2 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.96%) Maximo
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.74%) BPCS
2 1 (0.74%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) LAN
1 5 (3.70%) WAN
2 4 (2.96%) GPRS
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.67%) QlikView
2 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.48%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) RequisitePro
General
1 45 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.93%) Banking
4 7 (5.19%) Retail
5 6 (4.44%) Advertising
6 5 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Open Source
3 4 (2.96%) User Experience
3 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) NHS
4 3 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Online Games
6 1 (0.74%) Informatics
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.74%) Windows
1 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.30%) Business Analysis
2 47 (34.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (14.81%) Project Management
5 17 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 12 (8.89%) User Stories
7 12 (8.89%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (8.15%) CRM
9 10 (7.41%) Change Management
9 10 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.41%) Scrum
9 10 (7.41%) BDD
10 9 (6.67%) Logistics
11 8 (5.93%) Validation
11 8 (5.93%) UML
12 7 (5.19%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.19%) BPMN
12 7 (5.19%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) SQL
2 3 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (0.74%) ABAP
3 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) ISEB
2 7 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 12 (8.89%) Hyperion
2 4 (2.96%) SAP
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle
3 1 (0.74%) Citrix
3 1 (0.74%) hybris
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