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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 24 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 73 53 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.93% 5.47% 11.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 5.78% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 62
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
1142 917 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.85% 94.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 558 494
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 53 (33.54%) Finance
1 53 (33.54%) Business Analysis
2 49 (31.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (14.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (13.92%) Project Management
7 20 (12.66%) Systems Analysis
8 17 (10.76%) SharePoint
8 17 (10.76%) Web Services
9 16 (10.13%) Technical Analysis
10 14 (8.86%) Hyperion
10 14 (8.86%) Telecoms
11 13 (8.23%) ISEB
11 13 (8.23%) User Stories
12 12 (7.59%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.59%) Retail
12 12 (7.59%) QlikView
13 11 (6.96%) Logistics
13 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
13 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
13 11 (6.96%) UML
13 11 (6.96%) BDD
13 11 (6.96%) Open Source
14 10 (6.33%) Migration
15 9 (5.70%) Scrum
15 9 (5.70%) Banking
15 9 (5.70%) Degree
15 9 (5.70%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Office
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Maximo
2 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) BPCS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) LAN
1 5 (3.16%) WAN
2 4 (2.53%) GPRS
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) QlikView
2 6 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.27%) EDRMS
3 2 (1.27%) MS Access
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) RequisitePro
General
1 53 (33.54%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.59%) Retail
4 9 (5.70%) Banking
5 6 (3.80%) Advertising
6 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.53%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) Web Services
2 4 (2.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.96%) Open Source
3 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) User Experience
5 3 (1.90%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.90%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) Business Analysis
2 49 (31.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (14.56%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (13.92%) Project Management
6 20 (12.66%) Systems Analysis
7 16 (10.13%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (8.23%) User Stories
9 12 (7.59%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.96%) Logistics
10 11 (6.96%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.96%) UML
10 11 (6.96%) BDD
11 10 (6.33%) Migration
12 9 (5.70%) Scrum
12 9 (5.70%) Change Management
12 9 (5.70%) Business Transformation
13 8 (5.06%) BPMN
13 8 (5.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.06%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) C#
3 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.23%) ISEB
2 9 (5.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (8.86%) Hyperion
2 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.90%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.27%) Remedy
4 2 (1.27%) Citrix
4 2 (1.27%) BMC
5 1 (0.63%) hybris
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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