Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 121 145 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.09% 6.46% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 6.69% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 98 94
Leeds median daily rate £390 £394 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +3.96% -5.31%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £300
90th Percentile £448 £477 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £379
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.31% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -41.82% - -

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 2,269 2,169 2,475
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 96.57% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,581 1,533 1,635
Leeds median daily rate £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +2.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 42 48
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +54.72% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £10.07
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £30.23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £12.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% +14.80% -8.05%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018, 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 68 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (26.45%) Business Analysis
4 29 (23.97%) User Stories
5 24 (19.83%) SDLC
5 24 (19.83%) Finance
5 24 (19.83%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.40%) Scrum
7 14 (11.57%) GDPR
8 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (9.92%) MS Visio
10 11 (9.09%) Change Control
10 11 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
10 11 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.26%) JIRA
12 9 (7.44%) Retail
12 9 (7.44%) Migration
12 9 (7.44%) User Experience
13 8 (6.61%) Software Delivery
13 8 (6.61%) UML
13 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.61%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.61%) IIBA
13 8 (6.61%) Confluence
13 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (5.79%) BPMN
14 7 (5.79%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (5.79%) Problem-Solving

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 (6.61%) Confluence
2 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.65%) CMS
4 2 (1.65%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.65%) Slack
2 2 (1.65%) Trello
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) MS Access
2 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) JIRA
2 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
3 3 (2.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Games
4 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) User Experience
3 6 (4.96%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) NHS
4 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) BYOD
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (26.45%) Business Analysis
4 29 (23.97%) User Stories
5 24 (19.83%) E-Commerce
5 24 (19.83%) SDLC
6 15 (12.40%) Scrum
7 11 (9.09%) Change Control
7 11 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
7 11 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (7.44%) Migration
9 8 (6.61%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.61%) Software Delivery
9 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (6.61%) UML
10 7 (5.79%) BPMN
10 7 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (5.79%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (4.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) IIBA
2 6 (4.96%) ISEB
3 5 (4.13%) CBAP
4 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) Degree
5 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) GDPR
2 3 (2.48%) GxP
2 3 (2.48%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.65%) JDA
2 2 (1.65%) SAP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Pega
3 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow