The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northampton region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 10 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 29 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.51% 6.47% 11.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.98% 6.77% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 31
Median daily rate £450 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £404 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
264 192 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 95.65% 95.52% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 149 167
Median daily rate £401 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £17.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northampton region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (71.88%) Finance
2 28 (43.75%) Business Analysis
3 25 (39.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (32.81%) Banking
6 7 (10.94%) ISEB
7 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.81%) User Stories
8 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (7.81%) MS Office
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (6.25%) Retail
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 4 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Credit Risk
9 4 (6.25%) Use Case
9 4 (6.25%) Confluence
9 4 (6.25%) JIRA
10 3 (4.69%) IIBA
10 3 (4.69%) CBAP
10 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) LAN
1 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Grunt
2 1 (1.56%) gulp
2 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (71.88%) Finance
2 21 (32.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) JSON
1 2 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) Ajax
2 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) CSS3
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) HTML5
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) EMV
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) AIX
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 25 (39.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.81%) User Stories
5 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (6.25%) Use Case
6 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (4.69%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (4.69%) Information Security
7 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISEB
2 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.69%) CBAP
3 3 (4.69%) IIBA
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) Pega
3 1 (1.56%) Perforce
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