Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 55 67
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 113 111 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.34% 3.94% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 4.50% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 103
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £488 £475 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,014 2,466 3,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.99% 87.45% 88.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,068 1,694 2,454
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £303 £276 £285
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 54
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.98% +5.13% -13.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.35 £33.82 £22.98
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £13.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year +26.41% -4.41% +1.75%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in West Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in West Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in West Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in West Yorkshire

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 -7 76 £425 +6.25% 13
Bradford +1 16 £390 -8.24% 2
Halifax -6 7 £342 -8.31% 1
Wakefield -8 3 £175 -55.13%
Pontefract - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Business Analysis
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 69 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.17%) Finance
3 40 (35.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (23.89%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (18.58%) SDLC
7 17 (15.04%) Waterfall
8 16 (14.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (14.16%) Scrum
8 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
9 15 (13.27%) Project Management
10 14 (12.39%) SharePoint
10 14 (12.39%) MS Visio
11 13 (11.50%) Retail
12 12 (10.62%) Change Control
13 11 (9.73%) JIRA
13 11 (9.73%) Migration
13 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
14 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (8.85%) Requirements Engineering
15 9 (7.96%) User Stories
15 9 (7.96%) Legal
15 9 (7.96%) Requirements Management
15 9 (7.96%) Service Management
15 9 (7.96%) ITIL
15 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Identification
16 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (7.08%) E-Commerce
16 8 (7.08%) Change Management
16 8 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analysis
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 14 (12.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.31%) Confluence
2 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.77%) EPiServer
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Office 365
1 4 (3.54%) SaaS
1 4 (3.54%) Slack
1 4 (3.54%) Trello
2 2 (1.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MS Access
2 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.65%) HBase
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Big Data
4 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) JIRA
2 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.77%) JUnit
4 2 (1.77%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) ER Studio
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Retail
3 9 (7.96%) Legal
4 6 (5.31%) Banking
5 5 (4.42%) Marketing
6 4 (3.54%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (79.65%) Analyst
2 80 (70.80%) Business Analyst
3 22 (19.47%) Agile Business Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Financial Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Finance Business Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) Financial Business Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Service Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Data Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Data Business Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) IT Manager
9 7 (6.19%) IT Services Manager
9 7 (6.19%) Service Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Digital Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Change Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
1 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.77%) CSS
1 2 (1.77%) CSS3
1 2 (1.77%) HTML
1 2 (1.77%) HTML5
1 2 (1.77%) Kafka
1 2 (1.77%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) NHS
3 5 (4.42%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (23.89%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (18.58%) SDLC
5 17 (15.04%) Waterfall
6 16 (14.16%) Scrum
6 16 (14.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (13.27%) Project Management
8 12 (10.62%) Change Control
9 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.73%) Migration
10 10 (8.85%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.96%) ITIL
11 9 (7.96%) Requirements Management
11 9 (7.96%) Service Management
11 9 (7.96%) Stakeholder Identification
11 9 (7.96%) User Stories
12 8 (7.08%) Change Management
12 8 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) C#
2 2 (1.77%) Java
2 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.77%) Scala
2 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VBA
3 1 (0.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) IIBA
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) GxP
2 5 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.42%) GDPR
3 3 (2.65%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) ServiceNow
3 7 (6.19%) SAP
4 3 (2.65%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) Progress