The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 107 180 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.36% 8.49% 8.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 8.95% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 141 121
Median daily rate £388 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £481 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.39% +57.14%
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
1923 2011 1667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.25% 94.90% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1394 1091
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 57 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds -34 55 £400 +3.89% 22
Halifax -1 22 £400 +11.11% 4
Bradford +3 10 £400 - 2
Wakefield - 7 £350 -
Bingley - 1 £425 -
Keighley - 1 £425 -
Wetherby - 1 £225 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (46.81%) Finance
2 98 (41.70%) Business Analysis
3 82 (34.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (21.70%) Retail
6 43 (18.30%) Banking
7 27 (11.49%) User Stories
8 25 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 25 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (8.94%) Use Case
9 21 (8.94%) Data Analysis
10 19 (8.09%) Project Management
11 18 (7.66%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.23%) Oracle
12 17 (7.23%) Retail Banking
13 16 (6.81%) Microsoft
14 15 (6.38%) ISEB
14 15 (6.38%) UML
15 14 (5.96%) MS Excel
15 14 (5.96%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.96%) Systems Analysis
16 13 (5.53%) Waterfall
16 13 (5.53%) Scrum
16 13 (5.53%) SAP
17 12 (5.11%) Data Mapping
18 11 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
18 11 (4.68%) Data Structures
18 11 (4.68%) CRM
18 11 (4.68%) Migration
18 11 (4.68%) Legal

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (3.83%) SAS
2 5 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.13%) MS Office
3 5 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.70%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.85%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.85%) Summit
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.43%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) ATM
2 2 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.70%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (1.28%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.85%) MS Access
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (1.70%) ERwin
2 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 110 (46.81%) Finance
2 51 (21.70%) Retail
3 43 (18.30%) Banking
4 17 (7.23%) Retail Banking
5 11 (4.68%) Legal
6 7 (2.98%) Marketing
7 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.70%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.85%) Back Office
9 2 (0.85%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.26%) Web Services
2 3 (1.28%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) WCF
3 1 (0.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.40%) User Experience
4 7 (2.98%) NHS
5 4 (1.70%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.70%) IVR
6 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.43%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.43%) Windows
1 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (41.70%) Business Analysis
2 82 (34.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.49%) User Stories
5 25 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 21 (8.94%) Data Analysis
6 21 (8.94%) Use Case
7 19 (8.09%) Project Management
8 18 (7.66%) E-Commerce
9 15 (6.38%) UML
10 14 (5.96%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.96%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (5.53%) Scrum
11 13 (5.53%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.11%) Data Mapping
13 11 (4.68%) CRM
13 11 (4.68%) Data Management
13 11 (4.68%) Migration
13 11 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.70%) SQL
2 2 (0.85%) Java
2 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.85%) PHP
2 2 (0.85%) VBA
3 1 (0.43%) C
3 1 (0.43%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) ISEB
2 5 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.28%) FINREP
3 2 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) COSO
4 1 (0.43%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 17 (7.23%) Oracle
2 16 (6.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.53%) SAP
4 4 (1.70%) Cognos
4 4 (1.70%) DataFlux
4 4 (1.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.43%) Capita
5 1 (0.43%) Concur
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.43%) Temenos
5 1 (0.43%) Teradata
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