The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 20 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.69% 3.11% 9.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 3.43% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Average daily rate
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£340 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £339 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £397 £330
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 £34.50 £25.07 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -22.45%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 175 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.70% 90.67% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 106 87
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 17
Average hourly rate £22.69 £32.50 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.18% +157.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com