Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 26 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.55% 5.79% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.88% 6.00% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 47
Bradford median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £325 £320 £360
90th Percentile £479 £454 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.54% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bradford
Contract vacancies in Bradford with a recognized job title 193 300 469
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 175 265
Bradford median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £203 £219 £263
90th Percentile £544 £535 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 42
Bradford median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.90 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.40 £24.51 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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 18 November 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 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter

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 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
5 1 (4.76%) IT Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Lotus