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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 27 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 81 144 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.66% 7.45% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 7.75% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 111 126
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
1379 1857 1684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.30% 96.07% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 1256 1122
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 75
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
Leeds -13 56 £385 +10.00% 22
Halifax -1 11 £364 +3.92% 7
Bradford -1 7 £375 -0.62% 4
Wakefield -1 1 £200 -27.27%
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.18%) Business Analysis
3 54 (35.53%) Finance
4 34 (22.37%) User Stories
5 23 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.13%) Scrum
6 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (13.82%) Retail
8 19 (12.50%) User Experience
9 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 16 (10.53%) Banking
10 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
11 14 (9.21%) Use Case
12 10 (6.58%) Retail Banking
12 10 (6.58%) ITIL
12 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 10 (6.58%) SDLC
13 9 (5.92%) JIRA
13 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
13 9 (5.92%) UML
13 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
13 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.92%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (5.26%) Workflow
14 8 (5.26%) Project Management
14 8 (5.26%) Degree
14 8 (5.26%) Confluence
14 8 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.61%) Service Design
15 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 8 (5.26%) Confluence
2 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.66%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
1 9 (5.92%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.29%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.66%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.66%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) ATM
1 1 (0.66%) Network Security
1 1 (0.66%) Skype
1 1 (0.66%) VPN
1 1 (0.66%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
General
1 54 (35.53%) Finance
2 21 (13.82%) Retail
3 16 (10.53%) Banking
4 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.58%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.63%) Billing
6 4 (2.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.66%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) .NET
1 4 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.32%) RESTful
3 1 (0.66%) Dojo
3 1 (0.66%) jQuery
3 1 (0.66%) JSON
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) XML
3 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.50%) User Experience
3 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.29%) NHS
5 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.97%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.32%) Wiki
8 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) AIX
2 1 (0.66%) Android
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.18%) Business Analysis
3 34 (22.37%) User Stories
4 23 (15.13%) Scrum
4 23 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.21%) Use Case
7 10 (6.58%) ITIL
7 10 (6.58%) SDLC
8 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.92%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (5.92%) UML
9 8 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.26%) Project Management
9 8 (5.26%) Workflow
10 7 (4.61%) Migration
10 7 (4.61%) Service Design
10 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (4.61%) Statistics
11 6 (3.95%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
1 2 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) Java
2 1 (0.66%) PHP
2 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) ISEB
2 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) IIBA
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.32%) PMO
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) IFRS
2 1 (0.66%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.66%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.63%) SAP
3 2 (1.32%) hybris
4 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco
4 1 (0.66%) Citrix
4 1 (0.66%) Kony
4 1 (0.66%) Lotus
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle
4 1 (0.66%) Panasonic
4 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.66%) Tableau
4 1 (0.66%) TARGIT
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