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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 54 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.89% 10.99% 14.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.03% 11.72% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 25
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
385 256 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.89% 93.77% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 122 121
Average daily rate £400 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 35 £425 -5.55% 6
Business Analyst
East Midlands

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 63 (57.27%) Finance
2 58 (52.73%) Banking
3 44 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (38.18%) Business Analysis
5 23 (20.91%) Change Management
6 18 (16.36%) Retail
7 17 (15.45%) Risk Management
8 15 (13.64%) Retail Banking
9 13 (11.82%) Legal
10 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.27%) Business Process Improvement
11 8 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (7.27%) Project Management
11 8 (7.27%) Oracle
12 7 (6.36%) SQL
12 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.36%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (5.45%) UNIX
13 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
14 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
14 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
14 5 (4.55%) Use Case
15 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
15 4 (3.64%) Predictive Modelling
15 4 (3.64%) Business Transformation
15 4 (3.64%) VisionPLUS
15 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
15 4 (3.64%) MS Access

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Project
1 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) ATM
1 4 (3.64%) Intranet
2 2 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.91%) RSpec
General
1 63 (57.27%) Finance
2 58 (52.73%) Banking
3 18 (16.36%) Retail
4 15 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 13 (11.82%) Legal
6 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.91%) iPad
3 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (38.18%) Business Analysis
3 23 (20.91%) Change Management
4 17 (15.45%) Risk Management
5 8 (7.27%) Business Process Improvement
5 8 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (7.27%) Project Management
6 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.36%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.55%) Use Case
8 4 (3.64%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (3.64%) Business Transformation
8 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (2.73%) UML
9 3 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.73%) Process Improvement
10 2 (1.82%) People Management
10 2 (1.82%) User Stories
10 2 (1.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (1.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) CBAP
3 1 (0.91%) MBA
3 1 (0.91%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.91%) TSYS
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