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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.16% 5.07% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.02% 5.39% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £384
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 £34.00 £27.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -22.53%
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
236 204 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.19% 94.01% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 107 133
Average daily rate £315 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.15 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 18 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) BPMN
3 7 (21.21%) User Stories
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Retail
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
5 5 (15.15%) BPR
6 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Banking
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) ISEB
7 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.06%) User Experience
8 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.06%) Back Office
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
8 2 (6.06%) ABAP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) DataStage
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 2 (6.06%) Local Government
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) E-Learning
1 2 (6.06%) Life Science
1 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 9 (27.27%) BPMN
3 7 (21.21%) User Stories
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) BPR
6 4 (12.12%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Capita
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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