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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.28% 10.09% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 10.55% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 8
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.38 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+47.91% +7.14%
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
372 218 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.47% 95.61% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 137 126
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.36 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £31.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Business Analysis
3 29 (38.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (37.33%) Waterfall
5 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (34.67%) Project Management
7 25 (33.33%) Web Services
7 25 (33.33%) Finance
7 25 (33.33%) Open Source
8 19 (25.33%) Product Management
8 19 (25.33%) BDD
8 19 (25.33%) Analytics
9 18 (24.00%) Data Analytics
9 18 (24.00%) TDD
10 15 (20.00%) Banking
11 12 (16.00%) SQL
12 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
13 8 (10.67%) Cognos
13 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (10.67%) Requirements Management
14 6 (8.00%) Data Management
14 6 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (8.00%) Physical Data Model
14 6 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
14 6 (8.00%) User Stories
14 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
14 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (8.00%) ETL
15 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) OLAP
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.33%) QlikView
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) Dojo
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.33%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Business Analysis
3 29 (38.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (37.33%) Waterfall
5 26 (34.67%) Project Management
6 25 (33.33%) Open Source
7 19 (25.33%) Analytics
7 19 (25.33%) BDD
7 19 (25.33%) Product Management
8 18 (24.00%) Data Analytics
8 18 (24.00%) TDD
9 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.67%) Requirements Management
11 6 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 6 (8.00%) Data Management
11 6 (8.00%) ETL
11 6 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
11 6 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.33%) VB
2 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) CBAP
1 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.67%) FATCA
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Cognos
2 4 (5.33%) IBM
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.33%) Siebel
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