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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.83% 3.76% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.31% 3.90% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 8
Average daily rate
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£440 £275 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.60% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
361 205 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.26% 96.24% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 130 141
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £14.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 32 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 24 (40.00%) Finance
3 22 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.00%) Project Management
6 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
7 13 (21.67%) Open Source
7 13 (21.67%) Web Services
8 12 (20.00%) Product Management
9 11 (18.33%) Analytics
10 10 (16.67%) TDD
10 10 (16.67%) Banking
11 9 (15.00%) ISEB
11 9 (15.00%) BDD
12 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
12 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
13 7 (11.67%) Change Management
13 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
13 7 (11.67%) Cognos
13 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
14 6 (10.00%) ETL
14 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (10.00%) SQL
14 6 (10.00%) MS Office
14 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 13 (21.67%) Open Source
6 12 (20.00%) Product Management
7 11 (18.33%) Analytics
8 10 (16.67%) TDD
9 9 (15.00%) BDD
10 8 (13.33%) Data Analysis
11 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Change Management
11 7 (11.67%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.00%) ETL
12 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
13 5 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) ISEB
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) CBAP
4 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.67%) IIBA
4 1 (1.67%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) XenApp
1 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Cognos
2 5 (8.33%) GoldenSource
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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