The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.31% 6.44% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.09% 7.21% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £366
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 £28.75 £28.82
% change year-on-year
+18.25% -0.22%
Business Analyst
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 319 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.29% 89.36% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 179 169
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 38
Average hourly rate £15.19 £22.69 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.04% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Yorkshire region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Yorkshire region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +15 26 £300 -17.80% 11
Doncaster -4 2 £350 -5.40% 4
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 24 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Finance
4 8 (17.39%) User Stories
5 7 (15.22%) BPMN
6 6 (13.04%) Retail
6 6 (13.04%) CRM
7 5 (10.87%) ISEB
7 5 (10.87%) Banking
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
7 5 (10.87%) Degree
8 4 (8.70%) Local Government
8 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) NHS
8 4 (8.70%) BPR
8 4 (8.70%) SAP
8 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) ERP
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) UML
9 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.52%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.52%) Workflow
9 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Use Case
9 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) DataStage
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Retail
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Local Government
5 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
5 2 (4.35%) Publishing
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Life Science
3 2 (4.35%) Kindle
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) User Stories
4 7 (15.22%) BPMN
5 6 (13.04%) CRM
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum
7 4 (8.70%) BPR
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) ERP
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.52%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
8 3 (6.52%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) ABAP
2 1 (2.17%) VBA
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) ISEB
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Lagan
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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