Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 232 245 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.76% 8.38% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 8.58% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 197 180
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% -1.94%
10th Percentile £341 £300 £300
90th Percentile £475 £473 £476
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year -38.27% - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,296 2,855 3,686
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 97.61% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,228 1,947 2,419
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.24%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 77 96
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% +6.62% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.88 £8.99
90th Percentile £29.25 £24.70 £22.36
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.10 £13.96
% change year-on-year +9.93% +1.02% +3.89%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 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 -19 119 £400 +3.56% 17
Bradford +4 57 £400 - 5
Halifax 0 17 £349 -2.31% 1
Wakefield -7 9 £275 -26.67%
Huddersfield - 3 £425 -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 125 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (34.48%) Business Analysis
4 50 (21.55%) Finance
5 46 (19.83%) User Stories
6 45 (19.40%) Retail
7 28 (12.07%) Scrum
8 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (9.05%) JIRA
10 20 (8.62%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.19%) SDLC
11 19 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (8.19%) Acceptance Criteria
12 18 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (7.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 17 (7.33%) Waterfall
14 16 (6.90%) GDPR
15 15 (6.47%) MS Visio
16 14 (6.03%) Manufacturing
16 14 (6.03%) Confluence
17 13 (5.60%) Change Control
17 13 (5.60%) SAP
17 13 (5.60%) Systems Analysis
17 13 (5.60%) Migration
18 12 (5.17%) Requirements Engineering
19 11 (4.74%) User Experience
19 11 (4.74%) Data Analysis
19 11 (4.74%) GAP Analysis
20 10 (4.31%) UML
20 10 (4.31%) SharePoint

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 14 (6.03%) Confluence
2 10 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.72%) CMS
4 3 (1.29%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.86%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.86%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.86%) Jadu
5 2 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Slack
2 4 (1.72%) Trello
3 3 (1.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.29%) MS Access
2 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.43%) QlikView
3 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (9.05%) JIRA
2 2 (0.86%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (21.55%) Finance
2 45 (19.40%) Retail
3 14 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.88%) Banking
5 6 (2.59%) Marketing
6 4 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) COM
2 1 (0.43%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) RESTful
2 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.74%) User Experience
3 6 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.16%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.72%) NHS
5 4 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (34.48%) Business Analysis
4 46 (19.83%) User Stories
5 28 (12.07%) Scrum
6 20 (8.62%) E-Commerce
7 19 (8.19%) Acceptance Criteria
7 19 (8.19%) SDLC
7 19 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (7.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 17 (7.33%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.60%) Change Control
10 13 (5.60%) Migration
10 13 (5.60%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (5.17%) Requirements Engineering
12 11 (4.74%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.74%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.02%) SQL
2 1 (0.43%) C#
2 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.02%) Degree
2 6 (2.59%) IIBA
3 5 (2.16%) ISEB
4 2 (0.86%) CBAP
4 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.90%) GDPR
2 4 (1.72%) PMO
3 3 (1.29%) GxP
4 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (5.60%) SAP
2 10 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (1.29%) JDA
4 3 (1.29%) Lotus
4 3 (1.29%) Progress
5 2 (0.86%) IBM
6 1 (0.43%) Pega
6 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow