The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £396 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 18.67% 19.15% 20.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.92% 19.35% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 30
Median daily rate £396 £358 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £437 £450
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 £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +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 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 74 93 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.67% 98.94% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 124
Median daily rate £388 £358 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Halifax

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 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 Halifax region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Finance
1 14 (60.87%) Business Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Retail
3 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.70%) JIRA
7 2 (8.70%) QA
7 2 (8.70%) Confluence
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) StreamWeaver
7 2 (8.70%) Legal
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (4.35%) SAS
8 1 (4.35%) ATM
8 1 (4.35%) MS Office
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
8 1 (4.35%) Windows
8 1 (4.35%) AIX

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA Agile
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Retail
4 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
6 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) AIX
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Business Analysis
2 9 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft