The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Harrogate 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
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 10.53% 4.35% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.53% 4.35% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £356 £330 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +12.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £330 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £330 £319
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 Harrogate. 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
Harrogate
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19 23 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 100.00% 100.00% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 24
Median daily rate £400 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £160 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.78%  
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 Harrogate

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Harrogate

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Harrogate

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

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 Harrogate region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BPMN
1 2 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework