Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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.

Agile Business Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 108 156
Rank change year-on-year -9 +48 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 52 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.50% 1.41% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.44% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +12.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £358 £323
90th Percentile £426 £512 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £381 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.29% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,318 2,772 3,886
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 97.47% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,237 1,860 2,659
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £278 £275 £270
90th Percentile £538 £550 £558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 80 104
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% - -8.05%
10th Percentile £9.90 £8.42 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.01 £20.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.73 £12.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +32.45% -6.46% +3.85%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Leeds -11 40 £388 -5.20% 4
Bradford -14 4 £406 -4.41%
Halifax +7 3 £371 -21.56%
Agile Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Agile Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 23 (44.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (34.62%) SDLC
5 15 (28.85%) Finance
6 14 (26.92%) Software Delivery
7 12 (23.08%) Scrum
7 12 (23.08%) Change Control
8 10 (19.23%) JIRA
9 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
9 9 (17.31%) User Stories
10 8 (15.38%) IIBA
11 6 (11.54%) Retail
12 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
12 4 (7.69%) UML
12 4 (7.69%) Confluence
12 4 (7.69%) User Experience
12 4 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
13 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (5.77%) BPMN
13 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
13 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
14 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
14 2 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
14 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
14 2 (3.85%) Marketing

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 4 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Slack
1 1 (1.92%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JIRA
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 23 (44.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (34.62%) SDLC
5 14 (26.92%) Software Delivery
6 12 (23.08%) Change Control
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
7 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
7 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (17.31%) User Stories
8 4 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) UML
9 3 (5.77%) BPMN
9 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.85%) BDD
10 2 (3.85%) Logistics
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) IIBA
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft