The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.57% 4.06% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 4.35% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 9 13
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£440 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.94% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
958 552 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.38% 93.40% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 330 152
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.61 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.09 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +7 43 £440 +10.00% 6
Durham -7 10 £438 +73.26%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.39%) Business Analysis
3 32 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (32.61%) Waterfall
5 29 (31.52%) Project Management
6 27 (29.35%) Finance
7 21 (22.83%) GAP Analysis
8 20 (21.74%) OO
9 18 (19.57%) Rational DOORS
10 15 (16.30%) Open Source
10 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (16.30%) Web Services
10 15 (16.30%) Banking
11 10 (10.87%) Migration
11 10 (10.87%) Requirements Management
12 9 (9.78%) BDD
12 9 (9.78%) Business Process Mapping
12 9 (9.78%) Product Management
12 9 (9.78%) User Experience
12 9 (9.78%) TDD
13 8 (8.70%) Supplier Management
13 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.70%) UML
13 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
14 7 (7.61%) Change Management
14 7 (7.61%) Validation
14 7 (7.61%) Visualisation
14 7 (7.61%) Use Case
14 7 (7.61%) Business Development
14 7 (7.61%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.17%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
1 2 (2.17%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) User Experience
3 7 (7.61%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.09%) Psychology
5 1 (1.09%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.39%) Business Analysis
3 32 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (32.61%) Waterfall
5 29 (31.52%) Project Management
6 21 (22.83%) GAP Analysis
7 20 (21.74%) OO
8 15 (16.30%) Open Source
9 10 (10.87%) Migration
9 10 (10.87%) Requirements Management
10 9 (9.78%) TDD
10 9 (9.78%) Product Management
10 9 (9.78%) BDD
10 9 (9.78%) Business Process Mapping
11 8 (8.70%) Supplier Management
11 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.70%) UML
11 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.61%) Change Management
12 7 (7.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (6.52%) APMP
2 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) IIBA
4 1 (1.09%) CBAP
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle
1 3 (3.26%) HP
2 2 (2.17%) OpenText
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Teradata