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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 139 101 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.37% 6.55% 9.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.07% 6.95% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 66 95
Average daily rate
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£378 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
1532 1453 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.29% 94.17% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 875 698
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 104
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +2 65 £375 +7.14% 25
Halifax +3 41 £425 +16.35% 7
Bradford +15 26 £313 -3.84% 7
Wakefield +1 1 £400 -3.03% 2
Huddersfield - 1 £400 -
Castleford - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 132 (47.65%) Finance
2 99 (35.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (32.13%) Business Analysis
4 58 (20.94%) Retail
5 49 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (15.88%) Banking
8 28 (10.11%) Validation
9 27 (9.75%) Workflow
9 27 (9.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (9.39%) Project Management
11 24 (8.66%) UML
11 24 (8.66%) Retail Banking
12 21 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (7.58%) MS Visio
13 20 (7.22%) Microsoft
14 19 (6.86%) ISEB
14 19 (6.86%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.50%) Data Modelling
15 18 (6.50%) Systems Analysis
15 18 (6.50%) Requirements Management
16 17 (6.14%) Data Analysis
16 17 (6.14%) Migration
16 17 (6.14%) SQL
17 16 (5.78%) Web Services
17 16 (5.78%) MS Excel
18 15 (5.42%) Change Management
19 14 (5.05%) PRINCE2
19 14 (5.05%) Use Case
20 13 (4.69%) CRM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.89%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 16 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.53%) MS Office
4 4 (1.44%) MS Project
5 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Maximo
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.36%) BPCS
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) LAN
1 5 (1.81%) WAN
2 4 (1.44%) GPRS
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.25%) QlikView
3 7 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.72%) MS Access
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.36%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) RequisitePro
General
1 132 (47.65%) Finance
2 58 (20.94%) Retail
3 44 (15.88%) Banking
4 24 (8.66%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.17%) Advertising
7 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.78%) Web Services
2 5 (1.81%) .NET
3 2 (0.72%) XML
4 1 (0.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.97%) NHS
3 10 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.61%) Open Source
4 4 (1.44%) User Experience
5 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.08%) EPoS
6 2 (0.72%) Replication
6 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.72%) Statistics
7 1 (0.36%) Online Games
7 1 (0.36%) Informatics
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 89 (32.13%) Business Analysis
3 49 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.11%) Validation
5 27 (9.75%) Workflow
5 27 (9.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (9.39%) Project Management
7 24 (8.66%) UML
8 21 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 18 (6.50%) Data Modelling
10 18 (6.50%) Systems Analysis
10 18 (6.50%) Requirements Management
11 17 (6.14%) Data Analysis
11 17 (6.14%) Migration
12 15 (5.42%) Change Management
13 14 (5.05%) PRINCE2
13 14 (5.05%) Use Case
14 13 (4.69%) CRM
15 12 (4.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.14%) SQL
2 4 (1.44%) VBA
3 3 (1.08%) C#
4 2 (0.72%) PL/1
5 1 (0.36%) R
5 1 (0.36%) Perl
5 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (6.86%) ISEB
2 8 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.89%) Degree
3 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.97%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.33%) Hyperion
3 9 (3.25%) Pega
4 8 (2.89%) SAP
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle
6 4 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.08%) Teradata
8 2 (0.72%) Retalix
9 1 (0.36%) hybris
9 1 (0.36%) Tableau
9 1 (0.36%) Citrix
9 1 (0.36%) HP
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £420 per annum 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 days ago