The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax 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 / Halifax
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 22.54% 15.07% 18.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.53% 15.17% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 26
Median daily rate £373 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +9.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £342 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £478
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 Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 68 145 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 95.77% 99.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 115 106
Median daily rate £373 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
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 Halifax

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 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 Halifax region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 13 (43.33%) Business Analysis
3 10 (33.33%) Retail
4 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.33%) Legal
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.67%) StreamWeaver
9 2 (6.67%) QA
9 2 (6.67%) JIRA
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (6.67%) Confluence
9 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Data Management
9 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Workflow
9 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
10 1 (3.33%) Data Flow Diagram

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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
1 2 (6.67%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 10 (33.33%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Legal
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.33%) Metadata Management
7 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £340 per day
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