The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 50 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 113 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.52% 7.20% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 7.68% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 89 44
Median daily rate £376 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £480 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
Business Analyst
West 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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1109 1471 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.11% 93.69% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 974 720
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 34
Median hourly rate £14.57 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 69 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.33%) User Stories
3 38 (28.57%) Finance
4 35 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 34 (25.56%) Scrum
6 30 (22.56%) User Experience
7 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 17 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (11.28%) Kanban
11 14 (10.53%) Retail
12 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
13 12 (9.02%) Use Case
13 12 (9.02%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (9.02%) UML
13 12 (9.02%) SDLC
14 11 (8.27%) Service Design
14 11 (8.27%) Banking
15 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
16 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
17 8 (6.02%) ITIL
18 7 (5.26%) OO
18 7 (5.26%) Web Services
18 7 (5.26%) Project Management
18 7 (5.26%) Data Modelling
18 7 (5.26%) Migration
18 7 (5.26%) Open Source
19 6 (4.51%) Matrix Organization
19 6 (4.51%) Matrix Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
1 1 (0.75%) Synon
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.53%) Retail
4 11 (8.27%) Banking
5 4 (3.01%) Billing
5 4 (3.01%) Games
6 3 (2.26%) iGaming
7 2 (1.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Web Services
2 3 (2.26%) RESTful
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.75%) Dojo
3 1 (0.75%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.56%) User Experience
2 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) AS400
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Online Games
5 1 (0.75%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.75%) Social Network
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Android
1 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (32.33%) User Stories
3 35 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 34 (25.56%) Scrum
5 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (11.28%) Kanban
8 13 (9.77%) Waterfall
9 12 (9.02%) SDLC
9 12 (9.02%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (9.02%) UML
9 12 (9.02%) Use Case
10 11 (8.27%) Service Design
11 9 (6.77%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.77%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (6.02%) ITIL
13 7 (5.26%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.26%) Migration
13 7 (5.26%) OO
13 7 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.51%) SQL
2 2 (1.50%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) RPG
3 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.75%) IIBA
2 1 (0.75%) ISEB
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle
3 1 (0.75%) Kony
3 1 (0.75%) SAP
3 1 (0.75%) Tableau