The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 105 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.27% 5.04% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 5.35% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 10
Median daily rate £363 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.65%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1339 878 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.63% 94.11% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 531 294
Median daily rate £330 £399 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.37% +14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 65 35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.03 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the North East region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the North East region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -72 17 £363 -14.70% 3
Durham +9 1 £350 -12.50%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
3 17 (33.33%) User Stories
4 16 (31.37%) Finance
5 14 (27.45%) Project Management
6 12 (23.53%) UML
7 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
7 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (21.57%) Open Source
8 10 (19.61%) Use Case
9 9 (17.65%) OO
9 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (15.69%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (15.69%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (15.69%) JIRA
11 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (13.73%) Analytics
11 7 (13.73%) Oracle
12 6 (11.76%) Change Management
12 6 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
12 6 (11.76%) Product Management
12 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
12 6 (11.76%) Service Design
13 5 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
13 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
13 5 (9.80%) BDD
13 5 (9.80%) Puppet
13 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.96%) Adabas
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analysis
3 17 (33.33%) User Stories
4 14 (27.45%) Project Management
5 12 (23.53%) UML
6 11 (21.57%) Open Source
6 11 (21.57%) Waterfall
7 10 (19.61%) Use Case
8 9 (17.65%) OO
8 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.69%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (15.69%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (13.73%) Analytics
10 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (11.76%) Change Management
11 6 (11.76%) Data Analytics
11 6 (11.76%) Product Management
11 6 (11.76%) Service Design
11 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
12 5 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
1 5 (9.80%) Java
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.84%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft