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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 131 172 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.07% 7.57% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 7.88% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 152 95
Median daily rate £379 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
1789 2182 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.55% 96.00% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1473 947
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 97 78
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 25 September 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 -4 96 £378 -5.62% 11
Halifax -2 17 £350 -2.09%
Bradford +16 8 £400 -
Wetherby - 1 £225 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 102 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (36.40%) Finance
3 80 (33.47%) Business Analysis
4 70 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (19.67%) User Stories
6 46 (19.25%) Retail
7 36 (15.06%) Banking
8 35 (14.64%) Scrum
9 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (10.88%) User Experience
11 22 (9.21%) Systems Analysis
12 20 (8.37%) UML
13 19 (7.95%) MS Excel
13 19 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 19 (7.95%) Microsoft
13 19 (7.95%) Waterfall
14 18 (7.53%) Project Management
15 17 (7.11%) Data Analysis
15 17 (7.11%) Telecoms
15 17 (7.11%) Use Case
15 17 (7.11%) Kanban
16 16 (6.69%) SDLC
16 16 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (5.86%) Data Modelling
17 14 (5.86%) Retail Banking
17 14 (5.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (5.44%) Oracle
19 12 (5.02%) SAP
19 12 (5.02%) Web Services
19 12 (5.02%) DSDM

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 (3.35%) CMS
2 4 (1.67%) Confluence
3 2 (0.84%) SAS
3 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.51%) MS Project
4 6 (2.51%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) ATM
2 2 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Synon
General
1 87 (36.40%) Finance
2 46 (19.25%) Retail
3 36 (15.06%) Banking
4 17 (7.11%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.86%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.93%) Legal
7 6 (2.51%) Games
8 4 (1.67%) Billing
8 4 (1.67%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.26%) iGaming
10 2 (0.84%) Advertising
10 2 (0.84%) Marketing
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
11 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.02%) Web Services
2 6 (2.51%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) RESTful
4 1 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.42%) Dojo
4 1 (0.42%) jQuery
4 1 (0.42%) WCF
4 1 (0.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.88%) User Experience
3 7 (2.93%) NHS
4 6 (2.51%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.26%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.84%) IVR
7 1 (0.42%) AS400
7 1 (0.42%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) FMCG
7 1 (0.42%) Online Games
7 1 (0.42%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.42%) Social Network
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.42%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.42%) Android
1 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.42%) Unix
1 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (33.47%) Business Analysis
3 70 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (19.67%) User Stories
5 35 (14.64%) Scrum
6 22 (9.21%) Systems Analysis
7 20 (8.37%) UML
8 19 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 19 (7.95%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.53%) Project Management
10 17 (7.11%) Data Analysis
10 17 (7.11%) Kanban
10 17 (7.11%) Use Case
11 16 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.69%) SDLC
12 14 (5.86%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (5.02%) DSDM
13 12 (5.02%) Process Improvement
13 12 (5.02%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.51%) SQL
2 4 (1.67%) Java
3 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.84%) PHP
4 2 (0.84%) VBA
5 1 (0.42%) C
5 1 (0.42%) PL/1
5 1 (0.42%) RPG
5 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.77%) ISEB
2 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.42%) Degree
3 1 (0.42%) IIBA
3 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.93%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.44%) Oracle
3 12 (5.02%) SAP
4 2 (0.84%) Cognos
4 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.42%) Kony
5 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
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