The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 29 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.

Lead Business Analyst
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.63% 3.96% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 4.00% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £428 £455 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £455
% change year-on-year +4.39% -  
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 75 100 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.68% 99.01% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 86 126
Median daily rate £392 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% -5.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £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 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) SEPA
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SEPA