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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 4 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 54 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 19.64% 16.27% 16.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.53% 16.43% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 19
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
263 207 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 95.64% 99.04% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 135 59
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 3
Average hourly rate £16.35 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.87% -14.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 62 (70.45%) Finance
2 41 (46.59%) Banking
3 37 (42.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (40.91%) Business Analysis
5 16 (18.18%) Retail
6 15 (17.05%) Change Management
7 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
9 10 (11.36%) Business Transformation
9 10 (11.36%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (10.23%) Legal
10 9 (10.23%) Migration
10 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
12 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.82%) Project Management
13 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.68%) Time Management
13 5 (5.68%) Use Case
13 5 (5.68%) Retail Banking
13 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (4.55%) Process Improvement
14 4 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
14 4 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (4.55%) JIRA
14 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
14 4 (4.55%) Oracle
14 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
14 4 (4.55%) Six Sigma

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Magento
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.14%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 62 (70.45%) Finance
2 41 (46.59%) Banking
3 16 (18.18%) Retail
4 9 (10.23%) Legal
5 5 (5.68%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Marketing
7 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) New Media
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (40.91%) Business Analysis
3 15 (17.05%) Change Management
4 11 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
5 10 (11.36%) Business Transformation
5 10 (11.36%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.23%) Migration
7 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.82%) Project Management
9 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.68%) Use Case
9 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.68%) Time Management
10 4 (4.55%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
1 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) ISEB
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) SAP
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco
3 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.27%) ATG
3 2 (2.27%) hybris
3 2 (2.27%) Demandware
4 1 (1.14%) HP