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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 8 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 34 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.32% 9.04% 23.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.80% 9.29% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 62
Median daily rate £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.47 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +90.42%
Business Analyst
East Midlands

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
356 366 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 95.96% 97.34% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 229 197
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% +22.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 30 £500 +17.64% 1
Kettering - 4 £356 -
Business Analyst
East Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 39 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 13 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (20.63%) Information Governance
6 10 (15.87%) Banking
7 8 (12.70%) ISEB
8 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (11.11%) Use Case
8 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 6 (9.52%) Change Management
9 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.52%) Conflict Management
10 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.94%) Workflow
11 4 (6.35%) Scrum
11 4 (6.35%) Oracle
11 4 (6.35%) NHS
11 4 (6.35%) Project Management
11 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (4.76%) Record to Report
12 3 (4.76%) Line Management
12 3 (4.76%) SAP
12 3 (4.76%) ERP
12 3 (4.76%) Risk Management

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 2 (3.17%) Confluence
1 2 (3.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) MS Project
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.17%) BASE24
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
2 1 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (15.87%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Tandem
4 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) AIX
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 22 (34.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Information Governance
6 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (11.11%) Use Case
6 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Change Management
7 6 (9.52%) Conflict Management
7 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.94%) Workflow
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
10 3 (4.76%) ERP
10 3 (4.76%) Record to Report
10 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
1 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Teradata
4 1 (1.59%) F5
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Planview