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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.34% 10.99% 12.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.77% 11.40% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 17
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
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
174 272 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 95.60% 96.45% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 158 84
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 9
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (51.52%) Business Analysis
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Use Case
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
7 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Line Management
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) ISEB
7 3 (9.09%) NHS
7 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Teradata
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Information Management
8 2 (6.06%) SAS
8 2 (6.06%) SAP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.06%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) ERwin
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Business Analysis
2 11 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.12%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Line Management
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
1 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) ATG
3 1 (3.03%) DataFlux
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Talend