The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Rank 26 26 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 71 82 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.04% 5.75% 6.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 5.95% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 62 57
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £447 £450
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 981 1378 1101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.22% 96.63% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 961 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 40
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.96%) Finance
3 29 (27.36%) Business Analysis
4 25 (23.58%) User Stories
5 16 (15.09%) Scrum
6 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
6 15 (14.15%) User Experience
7 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
8 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
9 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (8.49%) Workflow
11 8 (7.55%) ITIL
11 8 (7.55%) Project Management
11 8 (7.55%) Banking
12 7 (6.60%) Software Delivery
12 7 (6.60%) Retail
12 7 (6.60%) Statistics
12 7 (6.60%) JIRA
12 7 (6.60%) Use Case
13 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
13 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
13 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
13 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.66%) Confluence
13 6 (5.66%) Service Design
13 6 (5.66%) Business Process Analysis
14 5 (4.72%) Business Process Modelling
14 5 (4.72%) SDLC

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (5.66%) Confluence
2 3 (2.83%) SAS
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Maximo
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Big Data
1 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) JIRA
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.55%) Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Back Office
7 2 (1.89%) Games
7 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) .NET
1 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.94%) JSON
1 1 (0.94%) Web Services
1 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) User Experience
2 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) NHS
4 3 (2.83%) Wiki
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.36%) Business Analysis
3 25 (23.58%) User Stories
4 16 (15.09%) Scrum
5 15 (14.15%) E-Commerce
5 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.21%) Waterfall
7 11 (10.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (8.49%) Workflow
9 8 (7.55%) ITIL
9 8 (7.55%) Project Management
10 7 (6.60%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.60%) Statistics
10 7 (6.60%) Use Case
11 6 (5.66%) Business Process Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.66%) Service Design
12 5 (4.72%) Business Process Modelling
12 5 (4.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) IIBA
3 2 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) IFRS
2 1 (0.94%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) hybris
3 1 (0.94%) Infor
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle
3 1 (0.94%) SAP
3 1 (0.94%) Tableau
3 1 (0.94%) TARGIT
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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