The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 198 131 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.76% 5.87% 11.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 6.28% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 86 175
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£350 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £320
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 £28.75 £28.82
% change year-on-year
+18.25% -0.22%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2349 2087 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.01% 93.55% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1164 1201
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 126 125
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 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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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
West Yorkshire +5 136 £350 -4.63% 55
South Yorkshire +13 35 £325 -14.47% 16
North Yorkshire +11 18 £375 +15.38% 9
East Yorkshire -3 2 £350 +21.73%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 178 (45.18%) Finance
2 128 (32.49%) Business Analysis
3 89 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (15.74%) Banking
6 60 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (14.97%) Retail
8 39 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (8.88%) Systems Analysis
10 32 (8.12%) Migration
11 28 (7.11%) SQL
12 27 (6.85%) Data Analysis
13 26 (6.60%) Project Management
14 24 (6.09%) ISEB
14 24 (6.09%) UML
14 24 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (5.33%) Scrum
15 21 (5.33%) User Stories
16 19 (4.82%) CRM
17 18 (4.57%) Retail Banking
18 17 (4.31%) Business Transformation
18 17 (4.31%) BPMN
18 17 (4.31%) MS Excel
19 16 (4.06%) SharePoint
19 16 (4.06%) QA
19 16 (4.06%) Technical Analysis
20 15 (3.81%) Use Case
20 15 (3.81%) SQL Server
20 15 (3.81%) NHS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.52%) MS Project
4 5 (1.27%) MS Office
4 5 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.51%) LAN
2 2 (0.51%) WAN
2 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Firewall
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) NFC
3 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.79%) QlikView
4 9 (2.28%) MS Access
5 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (1.27%) Xcelsius
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.51%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.25%) Essbase
10 1 (0.25%) DataStage
10 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) JIRA
1 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.25%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.25%) ERwin
General
1 178 (45.18%) Finance
2 62 (15.74%) Banking
3 59 (14.97%) Retail
4 18 (4.57%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.52%) Publishing
7 5 (1.27%) Back Office
7 5 (1.27%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Local Government
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.28%) Web Services
2 8 (2.03%) XML
3 4 (1.02%) .NET
4 3 (0.76%) XSLT
5 2 (0.51%) Drools
6 1 (0.25%) Itk
6 1 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.81%) NHS
3 9 (2.28%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.78%) User Experience
6 6 (1.52%) Open Source
6 6 (1.52%) Kindle
7 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.76%) EPoS
9 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) Life Science
10 2 (0.51%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.51%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.25%) Informatics
11 1 (0.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.52%) Windows
2 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (32.49%) Business Analysis
2 89 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (17.51%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (8.88%) Systems Analysis
6 32 (8.12%) Migration
7 27 (6.85%) Data Analysis
8 26 (6.60%) Project Management
9 24 (6.09%) UML
10 21 (5.33%) Scrum
10 21 (5.33%) User Stories
11 19 (4.82%) CRM
12 17 (4.31%) BPMN
12 17 (4.31%) Business Transformation
13 16 (4.06%) Technical Analysis
14 15 (3.81%) Use Case
15 14 (3.55%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.55%) Waterfall
16 13 (3.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.11%) SQL
2 8 (2.03%) VBA
3 2 (0.51%) ABAP
3 2 (0.51%) C#
4 1 (0.25%) Java
4 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.25%) LINC
Qualifications
1 24 (6.09%) ISEB
2 13 (3.30%) Degree
3 12 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.25%) CCA
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.06%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) FATCA
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (3.55%) Hyperion
2 13 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.54%) SAP
4 9 (2.28%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.03%) Oracle
6 3 (0.76%) Teradata
7 2 (0.51%) Lagan
7 2 (0.51%) Retalix
7 2 (0.51%) Pega
7 2 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.51%) Remedy
7 2 (0.51%) Citrix
7 2 (0.51%) BMC
8 1 (0.25%) HP
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) hybris
8 1 (0.25%) Capita
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