Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £342 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 17 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 > Halifax
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 22 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 21.15% 14.60% 22.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.57% 15.00% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 87
Halifax median daily rate £342 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.42% -1.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £311 £318 £342
90th Percentile £459 £438 £452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +2.67% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax 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 Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract vacancies in Halifax with a recognized job title 102 220 272
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.08% 97.35% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 182 204
Halifax median daily rate £395 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +4.75% -13.21%
10th Percentile £274 £283 £259
90th Percentile £504 £452 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 £11.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.70 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.10 £11.94 £16.85
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Halifax

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Halifax

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Halifax over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Halifax

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Halifax region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 10 (45.45%) Retail Banking
4 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (22.73%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (9.09%) Validation
10 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
10 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.09%) QA
11 1 (4.55%) Use Case
11 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.55%) Test Management
11 1 (4.55%) JIRA
11 1 (4.55%) SaaS
11 1 (4.55%) Confluence
11 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
11 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
11 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
11 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
11 1 (4.55%) SDLC
11 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 10 (45.45%) Retail Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (4.55%) Business Process Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
8 1 (4.55%) Email Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Lotus