The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Business Analyst
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.87% 7.43% 8.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 7.64% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £341 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £408 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £38.22
% change year-on-year -29.11% +3.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90 144 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 97.83% 97.30% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 92 116
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.93% -45.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bradford

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Bradford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bradford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 4 (18.18%) User Experience
6 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
6 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
6 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Google
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) Domain Models
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) PMO
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) Legal
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Domain Models
5 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case
5 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 2 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP