The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.96% 10.06% 10.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.17% 10.49% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 162 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 91.48% 95.86% 90.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 74 68
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.17 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.50 £35.00
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 Northampton

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 37 (63.79%) Banking
2 30 (51.72%) Finance
3 23 (39.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (29.31%) Business Analysis
5 12 (20.69%) Change Management
6 10 (17.24%) Legal
6 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.24%) Retail
7 8 (13.79%) Retail Banking
8 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.62%) Project Management
11 4 (6.90%) Business Transformation
11 4 (6.90%) Predictive Modelling
11 4 (6.90%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.90%) VisionPLUS
11 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
11 4 (6.90%) Intranet
11 4 (6.90%) ATM
11 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.90%) MS Access
11 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
13 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
13 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (3.45%) Data Management
13 2 (3.45%) Use Case

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Intranet
1 4 (6.90%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MS Access
General
1 37 (63.79%) Banking
2 30 (51.72%) Finance
3 10 (17.24%) Legal
3 10 (17.24%) Retail
4 8 (13.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (29.31%) Business Analysis
3 12 (20.69%) Change Management
4 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.90%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (6.90%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) Data Management
8 2 (3.45%) Use Case
8 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) User Stories
9 1 (1.72%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) CBAP
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) IIBA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) TSYS
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