The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 29 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 22 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.81% 5.86% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 6.06% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 24
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £295 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £361
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 South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 440 528 394
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 96.28% 96.70% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 363 266
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +64.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £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 South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in South Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 17 £350 -3.44% 5
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

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 South Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
3 11 (21.57%) SDLC
4 8 (15.69%) Banking
5 6 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) Retail
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) Retail Banking
7 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) User Stories
8 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) Fintech
8 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Workflow
8 3 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
9 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.92%) Java
9 2 (3.92%) MS Office

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) EDRMS
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) EDI
1 1 (1.96%) Node.js
1 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Fintech
2 2 (3.92%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Robotics
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) SDLC
3 6 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
4 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Scrum
4 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Project Management
5 4 (7.84%) User Stories
6 3 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) ERP
7 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Pega
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft