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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 6 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.60% 7.91% 16.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.35% 8.28% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 21
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -0.36%
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
216 169 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 94.74% 95.48% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 66 117
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £17.94 £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 2 October 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 49 (61.25%) Finance
2 38 (47.50%) Banking
3 35 (43.75%) Business Analysis
4 29 (36.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (23.75%) Retail
6 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 12 (15.00%) Retail Banking
9 11 (13.75%) Change Management
10 10 (12.50%) Legal
10 10 (12.50%) Project Management
11 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.75%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.75%) Business Process Improvement
13 6 (7.50%) Use Case
14 5 (6.25%) Business Transformation
15 4 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
15 4 (5.00%) User Stories
15 4 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
15 4 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (5.00%) Credit Risk
15 4 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
15 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
15 4 (5.00%) Intranet
15 4 (5.00%) UML
15 4 (5.00%) MS Access
15 4 (5.00%) ATM
15 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
16 3 (3.75%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Intranet
1 4 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 49 (61.25%) Finance
2 38 (47.50%) Banking
3 19 (23.75%) Retail
4 12 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 10 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 29 (36.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (13.75%) Change Management
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.75%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.75%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (7.50%) Use Case
9 5 (6.25%) Business Transformation
10 4 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (5.00%) User Stories
10 4 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) UML
11 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.75%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.75%) Logistics
11 3 (3.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
1 2 (2.50%) VBA
2 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) CBAP
2 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.25%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
2 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.25%) IBM
3 1 (1.25%) ATG
3 1 (1.25%) hybris
3 1 (1.25%) TSYS