The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 104 129 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.77% 6.60% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% 6.84% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 118
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1296 1885 1764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.86% 96.47% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1286 1104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 89
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £8.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 74 £400 +12.67% 13
Halifax -2 13 £396 +8.12% 2
Bradford 0 12 £375 -6.25% 5
Wakefield +1 2 £200 -27.27%
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (38.55%) Finance
3 61 (36.75%) Business Analysis
4 32 (19.28%) User Stories
5 26 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (14.46%) Scrum
6 24 (14.46%) Retail
7 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (12.05%) User Experience
9 18 (10.84%) Banking
9 18 (10.84%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.43%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (7.83%) JIRA
12 12 (7.23%) Use Case
12 12 (7.23%) Workflow
13 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
13 11 (6.63%) Retail Banking
14 10 (6.02%) MS Visio
14 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
14 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
15 9 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (4.82%) Confluence
16 8 (4.82%) Software Delivery
16 8 (4.82%) SDLC
16 8 (4.82%) Statistics
16 8 (4.82%) ITIL
16 8 (4.82%) Project Management
17 7 (4.22%) Business Process Analysis
17 7 (4.22%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 8 (4.82%) Confluence
2 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.41%) SAS
4 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.20%) StreamWeaver
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.01%) MS Office
4 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Maximo
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.60%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) ATM
1 1 (0.60%) Skype
1 1 (0.60%) VPN
1 1 (0.60%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) Big Data
1 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.60%) QlikView
2 1 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) JIRA
2 4 (2.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA Agile
General
1 64 (38.55%) Finance
2 24 (14.46%) Retail
3 18 (10.84%) Banking
4 11 (6.63%) Retail Banking
4 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.01%) Legal
6 4 (2.41%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
7 2 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) .NET
1 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.20%) RESTful
3 1 (0.60%) JSON
3 1 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.05%) User Experience
3 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) NHS
5 3 (1.81%) Wiki
6 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.81%) Android
1 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) AIX
3 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.75%) Business Analysis
3 32 (19.28%) User Stories
4 26 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (14.46%) Scrum
6 18 (10.84%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.43%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (7.23%) Use Case
9 12 (7.23%) Workflow
10 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.82%) ITIL
12 8 (4.82%) Project Management
12 8 (4.82%) SDLC
12 8 (4.82%) Software Delivery
12 8 (4.82%) Statistics
13 7 (4.22%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (4.22%) Migration
13 7 (4.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.01%) SQL
2 2 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.22%) Degree
2 4 (2.41%) IIBA
2 4 (2.41%) ISEB
3 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (1.20%) PMO
1 2 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) IFRS
2 1 (0.60%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.60%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.81%) Google
2 3 (1.81%) hybris
2 3 (1.81%) SAP
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco
3 1 (0.60%) Citrix
3 1 (0.60%) Infor
3 1 (0.60%) Lotus
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle
3 1 (0.60%) Panasonic
3 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.60%) Tableau
3 1 (0.60%) TARGIT
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