The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 22 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.85% 2.35% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 2.47% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 15
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £37.72
% change year-on-year -29.11% +4.73%  

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 217 365 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 92.74% 95.30% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 272 157
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.50 £9.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 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 Sheffield region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (7.14%) Business Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) User Stories
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (7.14%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Pega
5 2 (7.14%) Robotics

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 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Robotics
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) SDLC
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) ISSAP
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) Pega
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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