Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 73 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 100 89 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.89% 2.92% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 3.37% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 94
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £358 £263 £313
90th Percentile £481 £538 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +6.67%
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 3,026 2,641 2,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.36% 86.53% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,064 1,821 1,943
West Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +1.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 69 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.81% +10.34% -4.92%
10th Percentile £11.18 £9.96 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.00 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +8.81% +9.85% +0.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 54 £425 - 14
Bradford -4 20 £398 -6.47% 2
Halifax -1 11 £365 -9.88% 2
Wakefield -6 4 - - 1
Pudsey +2 1 £388 +33.62%
Business Analysis
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.00%) Finance
3 34 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.00%) Waterfall
5 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (16.00%) SDLC
6 16 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (14.00%) Scrum
8 12 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (11.00%) Change Control
9 11 (11.00%) Banking
9 11 (11.00%) Retail
9 11 (11.00%) Migration
10 10 (10.00%) Project Management
10 10 (10.00%) User Stories
11 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
11 9 (9.00%) MS Visio
12 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (8.00%) Degree
12 8 (8.00%) Requirements Management
12 8 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (8.00%) IIBA
13 7 (7.00%) JIRA
13 7 (7.00%) Data Mapping
13 7 (7.00%) Service Design
13 7 (7.00%) Legal
13 7 (7.00%) SAP
13 7 (7.00%) UML
13 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling

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 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Slack
1 2 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (2.00%) Trello
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) ATM
1 1 (1.00%) Network Security
1 1 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) MS Access
2 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.00%) HBase
4 2 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (2.00%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.00%) JUnit
2 2 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.00%) YouTrack
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Banking
2 11 (11.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (82.00%) Analyst
2 72 (72.00%) Business Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Business Change Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Data Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Architect
9 5 (5.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) .NET
1 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (2.00%) Kafka
2 1 (1.00%) JSON
2 1 (1.00%) RESTful
2 1 (1.00%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.00%) Spring
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.00%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Linux
1 2 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (21.00%) Waterfall
4 16 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (16.00%) SDLC
5 14 (14.00%) Scrum
6 12 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.00%) Change Control
7 11 (11.00%) Migration
8 10 (10.00%) Project Management
8 10 (10.00%) User Stories
9 8 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (8.00%) Requirements Management
10 7 (7.00%) Data Mapping
10 7 (7.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.00%) Service Design
10 7 (7.00%) UML
10 7 (7.00%) Workshop Facilitation
11 6 (6.00%) Business Process Modelling
11 6 (6.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) Java
2 2 (2.00%) Scala
3 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
1 8 (8.00%) IIBA
2 4 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.00%) APMP
4 1 (1.00%) CBAP
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) GxP
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) SAP
3 6 (6.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.00%) Progress