The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 70 45
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 33 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.02% 2.65% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 2.98% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 51
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £383
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +18.58% -34.95%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 966 1310 1337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.38% 88.87% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 931 992
Median daily rate £403 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Leeds

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Leeds

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Leeds

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Finance
3 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.59%) Project Management
4 11 (16.18%) User Stories
4 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (16.18%) SDLC
5 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.24%) Use Case
7 8 (11.76%) Banking
7 8 (11.76%) Retail
7 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.82%) JIRA
10 5 (7.35%) TDD
10 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.35%) ISEB
10 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (7.35%) Workflow
10 5 (7.35%) Change Control
10 5 (7.35%) IIBA
10 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
10 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) Business Process Modelling
11 4 (5.88%) Workflow Analysis

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (5.88%) Confluence
1 4 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) Stata
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Maximo
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Big Data
1 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
2 2 (2.94%) JUnit
2 2 (2.94%) NUnit
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Hudson
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Analyst
2 47 (69.12%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Finance Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Developer
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.94%) Apache CXF
2 2 (2.94%) CSS
2 2 (2.94%) CSS3
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) HTML5
2 2 (2.94%) jQuery
2 2 (2.94%) JSTL
2 2 (2.94%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) Sass
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) JSON
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.47%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) Project Management
2 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.18%) SDLC
3 11 (16.18%) User Stories
4 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.24%) Use Case
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.29%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.35%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (7.35%) Change Control
9 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
9 5 (7.35%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) Workflow
10 4 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) C
2 2 (2.94%) Java
2 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) IIBA
1 5 (7.35%) ISEB
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) IFRS
3 1 (1.47%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) DataFlux
4 1 (1.47%) Infor
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