Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 18 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 55 14
Rank change year-on-year +31 -41 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 23 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.17% 2.41% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 2.56% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 88
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £413 £222 £263
90th Percentile £579 £465 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £22.71 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.71 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 641 898 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 94.23% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 598 511
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.59 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.87 £12.75
% change year-on-year +0.87% +16.63% -15.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 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 Sheffield region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 22 (53.66%) Banking
3 20 (48.78%) Business Analysis
4 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (36.59%) Investment Management
6 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (26.83%) Investment Banking
8 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
9 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
10 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (19.51%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (19.51%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (17.07%) Validation
11 7 (17.07%) Symantec
11 7 (17.07%) Project Management
11 7 (17.07%) PMP
11 7 (17.07%) PRINCE
11 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
12 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
13 5 (12.20%) CRM
14 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
14 4 (9.76%) CISSP
14 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
14 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
14 4 (9.76%) User Stories
14 4 (9.76%) Work Breakdown Structure

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SMS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 22 (53.66%) Banking
3 11 (26.83%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Business Analysis
2 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Investment Management
4 10 (24.39%) Security Operations
5 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (21.95%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.51%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (19.51%) Creative Thinking
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
7 7 (17.07%) PRINCE
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Validation
7 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.20%) CRM
10 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) PMP
2 4 (9.76%) CISSP
3 3 (7.32%) CISM
3 3 (7.32%) CRISC
4 1 (2.44%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) Basel II
2 1 (2.44%) COREP
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) IFRS
2 1 (2.44%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.44%) XenApp
1 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) CSIRT
1 1 (2.44%) QRadar
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Symantec
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft