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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 29 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.92% 9.09% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 9.51% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 10
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £181 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £405
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 £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
460 326 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.88% 95.60% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 205 181
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.76 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% +37.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.50 £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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 25 £400 +33.33% 8
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) Business Analysis
3 30 (36.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (34.94%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (33.73%) Waterfall
6 26 (31.33%) Finance
6 26 (31.33%) Project Management
7 25 (30.12%) Web Services
7 25 (30.12%) Open Source
8 20 (24.10%) Product Management
9 19 (22.89%) BDD
9 19 (22.89%) Analytics
10 18 (21.69%) Data Analytics
10 18 (21.69%) TDD
11 15 (18.07%) Banking
12 12 (14.46%) SQL
13 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.84%) Cognos
15 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (9.64%) Scrum
15 8 (9.64%) Requirements Management
16 7 (8.43%) User Stories
17 6 (7.23%) Logical Data Model
17 6 (7.23%) Physical Data Model
17 6 (7.23%) Kimball Methodology
17 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
17 6 (7.23%) Data Management
17 6 (7.23%) Inmon Methodology
17 6 (7.23%) ETL
17 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) OLAP
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.20%) QlikView
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) Dojo
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.20%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.58%) Business Analysis
3 30 (36.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (33.73%) Waterfall
5 26 (31.33%) Project Management
6 25 (30.12%) Open Source
7 20 (24.10%) Product Management
8 19 (22.89%) Analytics
8 19 (22.89%) BDD
9 18 (21.69%) Data Analytics
9 18 (21.69%) TDD
10 11 (13.25%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (9.64%) Requirements Management
11 8 (9.64%) Scrum
12 7 (8.43%) User Stories
13 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.23%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (7.23%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (7.23%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) VB
2 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.20%) CBAP
2 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) FATCA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Cognos
2 4 (4.82%) IBM
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.20%) Siebel
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