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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 22 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 21 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.50% 6.01% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 6.96% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £374 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.48 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +3.83%  

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 306 316 393
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 80.10% 86.34% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 242 249
Median daily rate £415 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Northamptonshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -5 16 £438 +9.37% 3
Business Analysis
East Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Banking
3 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) Target Operating Model
6 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.33%) Credit Risk
8 6 (13.33%) Use Case
8 6 (13.33%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.11%) BPR
9 5 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 5 (11.11%) MS Office
9 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.89%) User Stories
10 4 (8.89%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.89%) Product Management
10 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
10 4 (8.89%) HP
10 4 (8.89%) Security Management
10 4 (8.89%) EFT
10 4 (8.89%) BASE24
10 4 (8.89%) NonStop SQL
10 4 (8.89%) Thales
11 3 (6.67%) IFRS

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
1 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) BASE24
2 2 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) NonStop SQL
2 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) VersaTest
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Analyst
2 32 (71.11%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Banking Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Business Design Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) BASE24 Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Payments Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Credit Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Functional Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Credit Risk
3 4 (8.89%) EFT
4 3 (6.67%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.33%) Use Case
5 5 (11.11%) BPR
5 5 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Product Management
6 4 (8.89%) Security Management
6 4 (8.89%) User Stories
7 3 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.44%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) IFRS
2 2 (4.44%) IAS 39
2 2 (4.44%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) HP
2 4 (8.89%) Thales
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards