The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 145 112 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.78% 7.57% 11.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.44% 8.07% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 68 144
Average daily rate
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£365 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
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 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1536 1387 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.03% 93.78% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 755 966
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 77
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Leeds +3 82 £350 - 26
Halifax +1 30 £429 +15.94% 3
Bradford +3 15 £363 -9.37%
Huddersfield +4 4 - - 2
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 148 (50.34%) Finance
2 96 (32.65%) Business Analysis
3 82 (27.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (15.99%) Banking
6 47 (15.99%) Retail
7 30 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (9.86%) Scrum
9 27 (9.18%) SQL
10 25 (8.50%) Migration
11 24 (8.16%) Data Analysis
12 23 (7.82%) Project Management
13 21 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (6.80%) UML
15 16 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (5.44%) ISEB
16 14 (4.76%) Retail Banking
17 13 (4.42%) User Stories
17 13 (4.42%) MS Excel
17 13 (4.42%) SQL Server
17 13 (4.42%) Validation
18 12 (4.08%) Waterfall
19 11 (3.74%) Technical Analysis
19 11 (3.74%) Business Transformation
19 11 (3.74%) Telecoms
19 11 (3.74%) SharePoint
20 10 (3.40%) Data Modelling
20 10 (3.40%) SAS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.40%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.38%) MS Project
3 6 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.68%) ATM
3 1 (0.34%) LAN
3 1 (0.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.72%) MS Access
3 8 (2.72%) QlikView
4 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.70%) Xcelsius
5 5 (1.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.68%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.34%) Essbase
8 1 (0.34%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) JIRA
1 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.34%) ERwin
General
1 148 (50.34%) Finance
2 47 (15.99%) Banking
2 47 (15.99%) Retail
3 14 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.36%) Advertising
5 4 (1.36%) Billing
5 4 (1.36%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
7 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.06%) XML
2 7 (2.38%) Web Services
3 4 (1.36%) .NET
4 3 (1.02%) XSLT
5 2 (0.68%) Drools
6 1 (0.34%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.06%) NHS
3 8 (2.72%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (1.36%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.02%) EPoS
6 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.02%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.68%) Open Source
7 2 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.34%) IVR
8 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (32.65%) Business Analysis
2 82 (27.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (9.86%) Scrum
6 25 (8.50%) Migration
7 24 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 23 (7.82%) Project Management
9 21 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
9 21 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (6.80%) UML
11 13 (4.42%) Validation
11 13 (4.42%) User Stories
12 12 (4.08%) Waterfall
13 11 (3.74%) Business Transformation
13 11 (3.74%) Technical Analysis
14 10 (3.40%) Data Modelling
15 9 (3.06%) ETL
15 9 (3.06%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.06%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.18%) SQL
2 7 (2.38%) VBA
3 2 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) Java
4 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.34%) LINC
Qualifications
1 16 (5.44%) ISEB
2 8 (2.72%) Degree
3 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.72%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) AIFMD
3 3 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.02%) FATCA
4 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (2.72%) Hyperion
2 7 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.38%) Business Objects
2 7 (2.38%) SAP
3 5 (1.70%) Oracle
3 5 (1.70%) JD Edwards
4 3 (1.02%) Teradata
5 2 (0.68%) Retalix
5 2 (0.68%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.68%) Remedy
5 2 (0.68%) BMC
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.34%) Avaya
6 1 (0.34%) Genesys
6 1 (0.34%) hybris
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