The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 62 68 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.45% 22.74% 15.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.80% 25.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 24
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£440 £463 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% +30.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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
419 271 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 90.89% 90.64% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 145 111
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 35 £440 +4.14% 2
Kettering - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East Midlands

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 69 (58.47%) Finance
2 68 (57.63%) Banking
3 51 (43.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (28.81%) Business Analysis
5 21 (17.80%) Retail
6 20 (16.95%) Change Management
7 19 (16.10%) Retail Banking
8 14 (11.86%) Systems Analysis
9 13 (11.02%) SQL
10 12 (10.17%) Oracle
11 11 (9.32%) PL/SQL
12 10 (8.47%) Project Management
12 10 (8.47%) Legal
13 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
13 9 (7.63%) UNIX
14 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
15 6 (5.08%) Business Process Improvement
15 6 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (4.24%) Intranet
16 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
16 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
16 5 (4.24%) ATM
16 5 (4.24%) Business Transformation
16 5 (4.24%) Predictive Modelling
16 5 (4.24%) Data Analysis
16 5 (4.24%) VisionPLUS
16 5 (4.24%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (4.24%) Credit Risk

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) ATM
1 5 (4.24%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) MS Access
2 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
2 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JIRA
1 1 (0.85%) RSpec
1 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 69 (58.47%) Finance
2 68 (57.63%) Banking
3 21 (17.80%) Retail
4 19 (16.10%) Retail Banking
5 10 (8.47%) Legal
6 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.54%) Billing
8 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) HTML
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.85%) CSS
1 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.85%) iPad
4 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (28.81%) Business Analysis
3 20 (16.95%) Change Management
4 14 (11.86%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (8.47%) Project Management
6 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
6 9 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (5.08%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (4.24%) Predictive Modelling
8 5 (4.24%) Business Transformation
8 5 (4.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.24%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.39%) Use Case
9 4 (3.39%) Workflow
9 4 (3.39%) Migration
9 4 (3.39%) User Stories
10 3 (2.54%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (2.54%) Six Sigma
10 3 (2.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.02%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.85%) C#
3 1 (0.85%) Java
3 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) ISEB
2 2 (1.69%) VCP4
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.85%) SAP
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