The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 11 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 18 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.70% 5.73% 11.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.08% 5.92% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 46
Median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £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 Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
387 304 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.27% 96.82% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 233 257
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Northamptonshire region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Northamptonshire region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 32 £450 -5.26% 2
Business Analyst
East Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 57 (70.37%) Finance
2 33 (40.74%) Business Analysis
3 31 (38.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (33.33%) Banking
5 10 (12.35%) ISEB
6 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (7.41%) User Stories
8 6 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
8 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
8 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Use Case
9 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
9 5 (6.17%) MS Office
9 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (6.17%) Scrum
10 4 (4.94%) Process Improvement
10 4 (4.94%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (4.94%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (4.94%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Credit Risk
10 4 (4.94%) JIRA
10 4 (4.94%) Confluence
11 3 (3.70%) IIBA
11 3 (3.70%) CBAP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (4.94%) Confluence
2 2 (2.47%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) LAN
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.23%) Grunt
2 1 (1.23%) gulp
2 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
General
1 57 (70.37%) Finance
2 27 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) JSON
1 3 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (2.47%) REST
2 2 (2.47%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) Ajax
3 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.23%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) CSS3
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) HTML5
3 1 (1.23%) Node.js
3 1 (1.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) EMV
3 1 (1.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) AIX
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Business Analysis
2 31 (38.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
5 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.41%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (7.41%) User Stories
6 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
7 5 (6.17%) Use Case
7 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (4.94%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.70%) Feasibility Study
9 3 (3.70%) Information Security
9 3 (3.70%) Project Management
9 3 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) ISEB
2 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.70%) CBAP
3 3 (3.70%) IIBA
4 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) IFRS
2 1 (1.23%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.23%) Pega
3 1 (1.23%) Perforce
3 1 (1.23%) WSO2