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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.28% 5.16% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 5.51% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £204 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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
212 236 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.07% 93.65% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 146 123
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +96.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 12 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) User Stories
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.09%) User Experience
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) BPMN
7 2 (9.09%) Life Science
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
7 2 (9.09%) Local Government
7 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Local Government
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
1 2 (9.09%) Life Science
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) User Stories
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) BPMN
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
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