The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 28 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.

Business Analyst
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.62% 6.35% 9.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 6.59% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 18
Median daily rate £350 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £305 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £500 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 352 425 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 95.65% 96.37% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 286 160
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.24 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Sheffield over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Sheffield

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) SDLC
4 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Retail
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
6 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (10.26%) User Stories
7 3 (7.69%) Fintech
7 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) NHS
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Java
8 2 (5.13%) MS Office
8 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Robotics
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.13%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) EDRMS
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
1 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 2 (5.13%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Robotics
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) SDLC
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (10.26%) User Stories
5 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) Use Case
7 1 (2.56%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Pega
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft