The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.20% 2.16% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 2.30% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £380 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £380 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
219 174 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 90.87% 94.05% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 87 112
Average daily rate £325 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 26
Average hourly rate £13.98 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.15% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £35.00 £25.00
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 Sheffield

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 25 (60.98%) Business Analysis
2 14 (34.15%) BPMN
3 9 (21.95%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) BPR
4 7 (17.07%) Retail
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
6 5 (12.20%) User Stories
7 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.76%) SAP
7 4 (9.76%) ERP
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Banking
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.32%) ISEB
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Retail Banking
9 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) Online Banking
9 2 (4.88%) Marketing
9 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DataStage
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Local Government
5 2 (4.88%) Front Office
5 2 (4.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Online Banking
1 2 (4.88%) Life Science
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Business Analysis
2 14 (34.15%) BPMN
3 9 (21.95%) BPR
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma
5 5 (12.20%) User Stories
6 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
6 4 (9.76%) ERP
6 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) UML
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Workflow
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Capita
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com