Period
to 21 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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.

Business Analyst
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 32 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 105 173 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.01% 6.87% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 7.13% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 123 94
Leeds median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £348 £319 £300
90th Percentile £475 £488 £485
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,999 2,428 2,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.43% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 1,671 1,358
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £278 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 58 32
Leeds median hourly rate £19.32 £23.25 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.90% +68.51% +10.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £26.34 £42.05 £28.84
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year +8.33% +21.21% -1.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (27.62%) Finance
4 28 (26.67%) User Stories
5 26 (24.76%) Scrum
6 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
8 15 (14.29%) JIRA
8 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.43%) Workshop Facilitation
10 11 (10.48%) ERP
11 10 (9.52%) Kanban
11 10 (9.52%) Epics
12 9 (8.57%) Coaching
12 9 (8.57%) Data Analysis
13 8 (7.62%) Data Migration
13 8 (7.62%) Confluence
13 8 (7.62%) Migration
13 8 (7.62%) Service Management
13 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (7.62%) SDLC
14 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (6.67%) Change Management
14 7 (6.67%) Scrum-ban
15 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
15 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
15 6 (5.71%) ISEB
16 5 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
16 5 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 8 (7.62%) Confluence
2 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) Power BI
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.95%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Billing
5 1 (0.95%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) COM
1 1 (0.95%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.81%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
5 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (26.67%) User Stories
4 26 (24.76%) Scrum
5 21 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.43%) Workshop Facilitation
7 11 (10.48%) ERP
8 10 (9.52%) Epics
8 10 (9.52%) Kanban
9 9 (8.57%) Coaching
9 9 (8.57%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.62%) Data Migration
10 8 (7.62%) Migration
10 8 (7.62%) SDLC
10 8 (7.62%) Service Management
11 7 (6.67%) Change Management
11 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.67%) Scrum-ban
12 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) ISEB
2 3 (2.86%) CBAP
2 3 (2.86%) IIBA
3 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) PMP
3 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) CISM
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) GDPR
1 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) SAP
3 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
3 3 (2.86%) Tableau
4 2 (1.90%) Remedy
5 1 (0.95%) BT
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com