The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.33% 8.84% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 10.32% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Median daily rate £373 £405 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.96% +4.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £328 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 58 126 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 80.56% 85.71% 82.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 98 97
Median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Halifax

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Halifax

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Halifax over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Confluence
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP