Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019.

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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 121 127
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +41
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 52 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.59% 1.22% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.27% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -
10th Percentile £342 £359 £315
90th Percentile £446 £446 £498
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £388 £408
% change year-on-year - -4.91% +8.67%
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 3,139 3,065 2,878
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 96.23% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,135 2,083 1,830
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £560 £539 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 107 112
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +14.90% -6.22%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.23
90th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £24.96
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +1.38%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +7 38 £394 +1.61% 4
Bradford - 7 £400 -
Halifax 0 4 £342 -15.56%
Agile Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 25 (48.08%) User Stories
3 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (30.77%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) JIRA
6 12 (23.08%) Epics
7 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
7 11 (21.15%) Kanban
7 11 (21.15%) Confluence
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
9 9 (17.31%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (15.38%) SDLC
11 7 (13.46%) User Experience
12 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.54%) Coaching
12 6 (11.54%) Scrum-ban
13 5 (9.62%) Change Control
13 5 (9.62%) Retail
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
14 4 (7.69%) GDPR
14 4 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
14 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
14 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
15 3 (5.77%) Banking
15 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
15 3 (5.77%) Collaborative Working
15 3 (5.77%) IIBA
16 2 (3.85%) API Integration

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 11 (21.15%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) User Stories
3 20 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (30.77%) Scrum
5 12 (23.08%) Epics
6 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
6 11 (21.15%) Kanban
7 9 (17.31%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) SDLC
9 6 (11.54%) Coaching
9 6 (11.54%) Scrum-ban
10 5 (9.62%) Change Control
10 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 4 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (5.77%) Collaborative Working
13 2 (3.85%) Decision-Making
13 2 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (3.85%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) IIBA
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Progress
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com