The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.46% 10.03% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 11.45% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 16
Median daily rate £475 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £575 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £383
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +18.58% -34.95%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 314 332 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 85.79% 87.60% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 242 180
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.95 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Northamptonshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Northamptonshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Northamptonshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -14 8 £475 -13.63% 2
Business Analysis
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Banking
4 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) User Stories
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) SAP
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) IFRS
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Management
8 2 (6.67%) Confluence
8 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
8 2 (6.67%) Use Case
8 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.67%) IFRS 9
8 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Analyst
2 27 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Payments Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Payments Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Process Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Automotive Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Functional Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Tester
9 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 6 (20.00%) User Stories
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Management
6 2 (6.67%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) IFRS
2 2 (6.67%) IAS 39
2 2 (6.67%) IFRS 9
3 1 (3.33%) GCP
3 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com