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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 164 170 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.23% 10.17% 9.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.71% 10.86% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 130 84
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
2127 1566 1460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.82% 93.66% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 955 776
Average daily rate £363 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 70 74
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £28.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 105 £400 +10.34% 19
Halifax -1 35 £360 -18.18% 6
Bradford -11 17 £400 +6.66%
Huddersfield +2 4 £400 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 148 (43.53%) Finance
2 114 (33.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (31.18%) Business Analysis
4 62 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (17.94%) Banking
6 57 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (13.53%) Retail
8 38 (11.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 38 (11.18%) Microsoft
9 34 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 32 (9.41%) MS Visio
11 25 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 25 (7.35%) Target Operating Model
12 24 (7.06%) Project Management
13 23 (6.76%) Migration
14 22 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (6.47%) SQL
15 20 (5.88%) Retail Banking
15 20 (5.88%) BPMN
15 20 (5.88%) SDLC
16 19 (5.59%) Validation
16 19 (5.59%) Data Analysis
17 18 (5.29%) Requirements Management
17 18 (5.29%) Data Modelling
18 17 (5.00%) UML
19 16 (4.71%) Change Management
19 16 (4.71%) ISEB
19 16 (4.71%) QA
20 15 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
21 14 (4.12%) Management Information System

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.41%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.65%) MS Office
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) AWD
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) ATM
1 1 (0.29%) Internet
1 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.59%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.29%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.29%) OLAP
5 1 (0.29%) MS Access
5 1 (0.29%) IDMS
5 1 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Rational Rose
2 6 (1.76%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) Redmine
General
1 148 (43.53%) Finance
2 61 (17.94%) Banking
3 46 (13.53%) Retail
4 20 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 14 (4.12%) Legal
6 3 (0.88%) Local Government
6 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Law
7 2 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.29%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.35%) .NET
1 8 (2.35%) Web Services
2 3 (0.88%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) WAP
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.53%) NHS
4 10 (2.94%) Smart Meter
5 9 (2.65%) Credit Risk
6 3 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.59%) User Experience
7 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.59%) Statistics
7 2 (0.59%) IVR
8 1 (0.29%) Economics
8 1 (0.29%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.29%) Online Games
8 1 (0.29%) iPhone
8 1 (0.29%) iSeries
8 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.29%) Windows
1 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (33.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 106 (31.18%) Business Analysis
3 57 (16.76%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (11.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 25 (7.35%) Waterfall
5 25 (7.35%) Target Operating Model
6 24 (7.06%) Project Management
7 23 (6.76%) Migration
8 22 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (5.88%) SDLC
9 20 (5.88%) BPMN
10 19 (5.59%) Validation
10 19 (5.59%) Data Analysis
11 18 (5.29%) Requirements Management
11 18 (5.29%) Data Modelling
12 17 (5.00%) UML
13 16 (4.71%) Change Management
14 14 (4.12%) Time Management
14 14 (4.12%) Business Process Mapping
15 13 (3.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.47%) SQL
2 5 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (0.88%) VBA
3 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.59%) PL/1
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (4.71%) ISEB
2 8 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) FATCA
2 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 38 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.35%) Oracle
3 5 (1.47%) SAP
4 4 (1.18%) Computacenter
5 3 (0.88%) Siebel
6 2 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Cognos
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.29%) Pega
7 1 (0.29%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.29%) BT
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