Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 121 106 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.57% 3.82% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 4.40% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 107
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £281
90th Percentile £488 £475 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £407 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.67% +2.74%
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 2,990 2,411 3,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.15% 86.88% 86.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,020 1,615 2,325
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £297 £281 £284
90th Percentile £538 £550 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 59
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -15.52% -17.14%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £30.66 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.31 £13.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +56.19% -17.46% -5.80%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 86 £418 +7.74% 10
Halifax -5 9 £360 -3.16%
Wakefield +3 7 £400 +60.00%
Bradford -5 7 £400 - 5
Pontefract - 1 - - 1
Pudsey - 1 - -
Business Analysis
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 70 (57.85%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.50%) Finance
3 48 (39.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (19.01%) SDLC
4 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (14.88%) Scrum
7 17 (14.05%) User Stories
8 14 (11.57%) Requirements Management
8 14 (11.57%) GDPR
9 13 (10.74%) Software Delivery
10 12 (9.92%) Change Control
10 12 (9.92%) Project Management
10 12 (9.92%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
11 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 11 (9.09%) SFIA
11 11 (9.09%) Coaching
11 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.26%) JIRA
12 10 (8.26%) Retail
12 10 (8.26%) Service Management
12 10 (8.26%) Change Management
12 10 (8.26%) ITIL
13 9 (7.44%) Process Improvement
13 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.44%) Acceptance Criteria
14 8 (6.61%) User Experience
14 8 (6.61%) Requirements Engineering

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 6 (4.96%) Confluence
1 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) SAS
3 2 (1.65%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.65%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP HR
1 3 (2.48%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Primavera
2 1 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
1 4 (3.31%) SaaS
2 3 (2.48%) Slack
2 3 (2.48%) Trello
3 2 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.83%) HBase
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) MS Access
5 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Power BI
5 1 (0.83%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) JIRA
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.83%) ProC
General
1 49 (40.50%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Retail
3 7 (5.79%) Banking
4 5 (4.13%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 97 (80.17%) Analyst
2 92 (76.03%) Business Analyst
3 25 (20.66%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Finance Business Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Financial Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 11 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Data Business Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.79%) IT Services Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Lead Business Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) .NET
1 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.65%) CSS
1 2 (1.65%) CSS3
1 2 (1.65%) HTML
1 2 (1.65%) HTML5
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Basis
1 2 (1.65%) SAP PI
1 2 (1.65%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) NHS
2 8 (6.61%) User Experience
3 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
1 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.85%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (19.01%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (19.01%) SDLC
4 18 (14.88%) Scrum
4 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 17 (14.05%) User Stories
6 14 (11.57%) Requirements Management
7 13 (10.74%) Software Delivery
8 12 (9.92%) Change Control
8 12 (9.92%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.92%) Project Management
9 11 (9.09%) Coaching
9 11 (9.09%) SFIA
9 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.26%) Change Management
10 10 (8.26%) ITIL
10 10 (8.26%) Service Management
11 9 (7.44%) Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (7.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) SQL
2 2 (1.65%) C#
2 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.65%) VBA
3 1 (0.83%) PROC SQL
3 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) IIBA
2 3 (2.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) ISEB
3 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) CBAP
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) GDPR
2 6 (4.96%) QA
3 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.65%) PSD2
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) SAP
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle
3 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.65%) Netezza
4 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.65%) Teradata
5 1 (0.83%) Cadence
5 1 (0.83%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks