The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 10 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.58% 9.33% 12.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.70% 9.93% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £362 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

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 94 141 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.38% 94.00% 99.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 92 104
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +68.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £23.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) User Experience
4 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Android
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) Google
5 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) PMO
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Sitecore

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Domain Models
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) IIBA
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore