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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 4 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.25% 11.57% 9.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.19% 11.85% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 13
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £30.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +14.30%
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
271 211 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 95.09% 97.69% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 141 65
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.52 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 55 (67.07%) Finance
2 38 (46.34%) Business Analysis
3 33 (40.24%) Banking
4 32 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (18.29%) Retail
5 15 (18.29%) Change Management
6 11 (13.41%) Business Process Improvement
7 10 (12.20%) Business Transformation
7 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (10.98%) Migration
9 8 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (9.76%) Legal
10 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (7.32%) Information Governance
11 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
12 5 (6.10%) Time Management
12 5 (6.10%) Use Case
12 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
12 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.10%) Oracle
13 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
13 4 (4.88%) SAP
13 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.88%) Project Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) Commerce Server
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 55 (67.07%) Finance
2 33 (40.24%) Banking
3 15 (18.29%) Retail
4 8 (9.76%) Legal
5 6 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.88%) Marketing
7 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.22%) Electronics
8 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) New Media
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.34%) Business Analysis
2 32 (39.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (18.29%) Change Management
4 11 (13.41%) Business Process Improvement
5 10 (12.20%) Business Transformation
5 10 (12.20%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (10.98%) Migration
7 8 (9.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.32%) Information Governance
10 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.10%) Use Case
10 5 (6.10%) Time Management
10 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.88%) Project Management
11 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) SQL
1 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle
2 4 (4.88%) SAP
3 3 (3.66%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.66%) ATG
3 3 (3.66%) hybris
4 2 (2.44%) Demandware
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) HP