The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 57 20
Rank change year-on-year +38 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 88 56 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.99% 3.74% 7.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.12% 3.90% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 41 94
Median daily rate £388 £398 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +3.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £345 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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 1084 1435 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1013 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.38% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 74 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (34.38%) Finance
3 47 (29.38%) Business Analysis
4 30 (18.75%) User Stories
5 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (13.13%) Scrum
7 14 (8.75%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.75%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (7.50%) User Experience
9 12 (7.50%) SDLC
10 11 (6.88%) Banking
10 11 (6.88%) MS Visio
11 10 (6.25%) Retail
11 10 (6.25%) JIRA
11 10 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (5.63%) Software Delivery
12 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.63%) Project Management
12 9 (5.63%) Migration
12 9 (5.63%) Workflow
12 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.00%) Use Case
13 8 (5.00%) Confluence
13 8 (5.00%) Mobile App
14 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
14 7 (4.38%) Technical Architecture

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 (5.00%) Confluence
2 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.88%) SAS
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Maximo
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
1 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Intranet
1 3 (1.88%) MPLS
1 3 (1.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) Big Data
1 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 55 (34.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Banking
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Games
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) Web Services
1 2 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (0.63%) JSON
2 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.50%) User Experience
3 8 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.13%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.88%) NHS
7 3 (1.88%) Wiki
8 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Android
1 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.38%) Business Analysis
3 30 (18.75%) User Stories
4 28 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (13.13%) Scrum
6 14 (8.75%) E-Commerce
6 14 (8.75%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.13%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.50%) SDLC
8 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
10 9 (5.63%) Migration
10 9 (5.63%) Project Management
10 9 (5.63%) Software Delivery
10 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.63%) Workflow
11 8 (5.00%) Use Case
12 7 (4.38%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (3.75%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.25%) SQL
1 2 (1.25%) VBA
2 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Degree
1 6 (3.75%) ISEB
2 5 (3.13%) IIBA
3 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) GDPR
2 2 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) IFRS
3 1 (0.63%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.88%) hybris
3 1 (0.63%) Infor
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle
3 1 (0.63%) SAP
3 1 (0.63%) TARGIT
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