Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 68 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 111 86 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.24% 2.93% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 3.39% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 78 105
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £390 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.49% -0.64% +9.03%
10th Percentile £356 £254 £311
90th Percentile £475 £475 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +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 3,020 2,537 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.12% 86.47% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,752 2,210
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £265 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.69 £10.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

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 October 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 October 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 +5 65 £425 +6.25% 14
Bradford +4 20 £395 +1.94% 3
Halifax +3 11 £356 -12.10%
Wakefield -9 4 - - 2
Pontefract - 1 - -
Business Analysis
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (33.33%) Finance
4 22 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
5 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (15.32%) Retail
7 16 (14.41%) SDLC
8 14 (12.61%) Scrum
9 13 (11.71%) Project Management
9 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
9 13 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (10.81%) Change Control
10 12 (10.81%) Migration
11 11 (9.91%) MS Visio
12 10 (9.01%) JIRA
12 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.11%) SQL
14 8 (7.21%) SAP
14 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.21%) Banking
14 8 (7.21%) User Stories
15 7 (6.31%) Data Migration
15 7 (6.31%) Requirements Engineering
15 7 (6.31%) Legal
15 7 (6.31%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
16 6 (5.41%) UML
16 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse

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 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) Confluence
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.80%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.80%) SAS
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Slack
1 4 (3.60%) Trello
2 3 (2.70%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) SMS
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (5.41%) MS Access
2 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) HBase
3 2 (1.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.80%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.80%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.90%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) JIRA
2 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.80%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.80%) JUnit
3 2 (1.80%) Maven
4 1 (0.90%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.90%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.90%) YouTrack
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Retail
3 8 (7.21%) Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Legal
5 5 (4.50%) Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (81.08%) Analyst
2 80 (72.07%) Business Analyst
3 18 (16.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 15 (13.51%) Financial Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Finance Business Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Financial Business Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Service Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Data Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
9 7 (6.31%) Business Change Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Change Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Digital Business Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Operations Business Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
1 3 (2.70%) XML
2 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) CSS3
2 2 (1.80%) HTML
2 2 (1.80%) HTML5
2 2 (1.80%) Kafka
3 1 (0.90%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.90%) JSON
3 1 (0.90%) Middleware
3 1 (0.90%) RESTful
3 1 (0.90%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Spring
3 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.90%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) Linux
1 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (36.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (19.82%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
5 16 (14.41%) SDLC
6 14 (12.61%) Scrum
7 13 (11.71%) Project Management
7 13 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (10.81%) Change Control
8 12 (10.81%) Migration
9 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.21%) User Stories
11 7 (6.31%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.31%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (6.31%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (5.41%) Coaching
12 6 (5.41%) Data Mapping
12 6 (5.41%) Service Design
12 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) C#
2 2 (1.80%) Java
2 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.80%) Scala
2 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
1 6 (5.41%) IIBA
2 3 (2.70%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) APMP
4 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) GxP
2 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.70%) PMO
4 1 (0.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) SAP
3 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.80%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.80%) Tableau
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Progress
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore