Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Business Analyst
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 40 25
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 163 131 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.19% 5.00% 6.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 5.22% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 224
Leeds median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £300
90th Percentile £475 £470 £489
West Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £379 £390
% change year-on-year +1.65% -2.88% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £55.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 2188 2511 3040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 95.91% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1665 2104
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £558 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 95
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.28 £36.22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 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 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) Finance
3 35 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (17.79%) Business Analysis
5 23 (14.11%) GDPR
6 21 (12.88%) Scrum
7 19 (11.66%) User Stories
8 14 (8.59%) Data Modelling
9 11 (6.75%) Banking
9 11 (6.75%) SDLC
9 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
10 10 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (5.52%) Migration
11 9 (5.52%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (5.52%) UML
11 9 (5.52%) Project Management
11 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
12 8 (4.91%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (4.91%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (4.91%) JIRA
13 7 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (4.29%) CRM
13 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
13 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (4.29%) ISEB
13 7 (4.29%) Change Management

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 7 (4.29%) Confluence
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Slack
1 5 (3.07%) Trello
2 3 (1.84%) Office 365
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) Intranet
2 3 (1.84%) MPLS
2 3 (1.84%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.23%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) JIRA
General
1 49 (30.06%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.07%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) iGaming
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) Web Services
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.23%) WSDL
2 2 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.68%) User Experience
4 5 (3.07%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.84%) NHS
7 2 (1.23%) Robotics
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.61%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (17.79%) Business Analysis
4 21 (12.88%) Scrum
5 19 (11.66%) User Stories
6 14 (8.59%) Data Modelling
7 11 (6.75%) SDLC
8 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
8 10 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.52%) Migration
9 9 (5.52%) Project Management
9 9 (5.52%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (5.52%) UML
10 8 (4.91%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (4.91%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (4.29%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (4.29%) Change Management
11 7 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.84%) C
2 2 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) ISEB
1 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.07%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) CBAP
3 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) IIBA
3 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.11%) GDPR
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.45%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle
3 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.23%) Datameer
4 2 (1.23%) Tableau
5 1 (0.61%) HP
5 1 (0.61%) Progress