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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 10 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.50% 27.64% 25.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.39% 29.10% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 23
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
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
254 189 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 93.38% 94.97% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 100 65
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.16 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 45 (65.22%) Finance
2 41 (59.42%) Banking
3 30 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (28.99%) Business Analysis
5 10 (14.49%) Change Management
6 9 (13.04%) Retail
7 7 (10.14%) Business Transformation
7 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) Retail Banking
7 7 (10.14%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 5 (7.25%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.25%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) JIRA
10 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
11 3 (4.35%) OO
11 3 (4.35%) SSADM
11 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
11 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.35%) Legal
11 3 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
11 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
12 2 (2.90%) Confluence
12 2 (2.90%) Degree
12 2 (2.90%) Magento
12 2 (2.90%) Demandware

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (2.90%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.45%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) ATM
1 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
General
1 45 (65.22%) Finance
2 41 (59.42%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 7 (10.14%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (28.99%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Business Transformation
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.35%) OO
8 3 (4.35%) SSADM
8 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (2.90%) Use Case
9 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) Java
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Cisco
1 2 (2.90%) ATG
1 2 (2.90%) hybris
1 2 (2.90%) Demandware
2 1 (1.45%) HP
2 1 (1.45%) SAP