Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 47 17
Rank change year-on-year +26 -30 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 38 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.05% 3.17% 7.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 3.35% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 95
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £345 £234 £263
90th Percentile £575 £449 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £396
% change year-on-year +3.33% -5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.71 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £22.71 £30.00
% change year-on-year +142.18% -24.30% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 792 1134 937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 94.74% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 753 621
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £213
90th Percentile £587 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 54 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £14.87 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.28% +16.63% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.99 £9.65 £9.38
90th Percentile £39.98 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +30 41 £450 +50.00% 1
Rotherham - 5 £515 -
Doncaster -1 1 £375 +41.51%
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Banking
2 23 (39.66%) Business Analysis
3 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (25.86%) Investment Management
5 11 (18.97%) User Stories
5 11 (18.97%) Investment Banking
5 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.97%) CRM
6 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
6 10 (17.24%) Project Management
6 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
7 9 (15.52%) User Experience
7 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (13.79%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
9 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Validation
9 7 (12.07%) Symantec
9 7 (12.07%) PMP
9 7 (12.07%) PRINCE
10 6 (10.34%) SQL
10 6 (10.34%) Web Design
10 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.34%) Software Delivery
11 4 (6.90%) Client/Server

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 3 (5.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Banking
3 11 (18.97%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) CSS
1 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (39.66%) Business Analysis
2 15 (25.86%) Investment Management
3 11 (18.97%) CRM
3 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.97%) User Stories
4 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
4 10 (17.24%) Project Management
4 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
5 9 (15.52%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (13.79%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (13.79%) Creative Thinking
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
7 7 (12.07%) PRINCE
7 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Validation
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.34%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) PMP
2 4 (6.90%) CISSP
3 3 (5.17%) CISM
3 3 (5.17%) CRISC
4 1 (1.72%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) Basel II
2 1 (1.72%) COREP
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) IFRS
2 1 (1.72%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) CSIRT
1 1 (1.72%) QRadar
1 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Symantec
2 1 (1.72%) Citrix
2 1 (1.72%) Epicor
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft