Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 63 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 107 98 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.29% 3.28% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.88% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 149
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £316 £336 £263
90th Percentile £531 £500 £455
Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.81% +6.67% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 - -

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 2,774 2,524 3,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.33% 84.44% 84.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,878 1,643 2,368
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year - +1.52% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 62 90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.40 £25.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.52 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +31.28% -0.90% -4.61%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 74 £425 +6.25% 15
Halifax -3 8 £405 +8.58%
Wakefield - 8 £388 -
Bradford +1 7 £400 -7.51% 1
Pudsey - 2 £290 -
Wetherby - 1 - -
Business Analysis
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (34.58%) Finance
4 19 (17.76%) User Stories
5 17 (15.89%) Software Delivery
5 17 (15.89%) QA
5 17 (15.89%) GDPR
6 15 (14.02%) SDLC
7 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
8 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.28%) Data Protection
9 11 (10.28%) Scrum
9 11 (10.28%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (9.35%) Banking
10 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (8.41%) Coaching
11 9 (8.41%) User Experience
11 9 (8.41%) BPMN
11 9 (8.41%) Requirements Management
11 9 (8.41%) MS Visio
12 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.48%) Project Management
12 8 (7.48%) Degree
12 8 (7.48%) Change Control
13 7 (6.54%) Migration
13 7 (6.54%) Workflow
13 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.61%) Java
14 6 (5.61%) Oracle

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 5 (4.67%) SAS
2 4 (3.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.87%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP HR
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.93%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.87%) Power BI
3 2 (1.87%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) HBase
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) ProC
General
1 37 (34.58%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.80%) Games
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.93%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 83 (77.57%) Analyst
2 73 (68.22%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.02%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Finance Business Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Financial Business Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Business Change Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Process Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Spring
1 4 (3.74%) Spring Boot
2 2 (1.87%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.87%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.93%) BAPI
3 1 (0.93%) EDI
3 1 (0.93%) IDoc
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) User Experience
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
1 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (17.76%) User Stories
4 17 (15.89%) Software Delivery
5 15 (14.02%) SDLC
6 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
7 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (10.28%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (10.28%) Data Protection
8 11 (10.28%) Scrum
9 9 (8.41%) BPMN
9 9 (8.41%) Coaching
9 9 (8.41%) Requirements Management
10 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.48%) Change Control
10 8 (7.48%) Project Management
11 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.54%) Migration
11 7 (6.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) Java
2 4 (3.74%) SQL
3 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.87%) R
4 1 (0.93%) ABAP
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) PROC SQL
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) IIBA
3 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.87%) CBAP
3 2 (1.87%) ISEB
3 2 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.89%) GDPR
1 17 (15.89%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) PSD2
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle
1 6 (5.61%) SAP
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.87%) Datameer
3 2 (1.87%) Netezza
3 2 (1.87%) Tableau
3 2 (1.87%) Teradata
4 1 (0.93%) Cadence
4 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.93%) Lotus