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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.45% 4.13% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 4.50% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +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
196 222 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.55% 91.74% 90.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 143 108
Average daily rate £350 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 17
Average hourly rate £15.39 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.23 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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
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 21 August 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 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Life Science
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) BPMN
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
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