The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 28 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.

Lead Business Analyst
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 6.94% 3.42% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 3.45% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £405 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -10.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £404 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £427 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £455
% change year-on-year - -6.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 69 145 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 95.83% 99.32% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 114 105
Median daily rate £373 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £316 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £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 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in Halifax

Lead Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in Halifax

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
5 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Lead 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall