Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 230 173 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.54% 5.51% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 5.73% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 133 287
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £488 £485 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £383
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.65% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £22.71 -
% change year-on-year +142.18% - -

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 2,947 3,019 4,021
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.15% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 1,933 2,659
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £256
90th Percentile £550 £538 £541
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 116 170
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -15.25% +19.19%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.12 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £25.20 £23.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +16 156 £400 +6.67% 33
Bradford +11 20 £400 -11.11% 5
Halifax -5 12 £414 +4.55% 1
Wakefield +3 10 £388 +76.14%
Pudsey - 6 £403 -
Wetherby 0 1 - -
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 90 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (31.30%) Finance
4 61 (26.52%) Business Analysis
5 31 (13.48%) SDLC
6 30 (13.04%) GDPR
7 29 (12.61%) Scrum
8 26 (11.30%) Banking
9 25 (10.87%) User Stories
10 18 (7.83%) User Experience
10 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (7.39%) Software Delivery
11 17 (7.39%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.09%) Project Management
13 13 (5.65%) Acceptance Criteria
14 12 (5.22%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.22%) JIRA
14 12 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (5.22%) Data Protection
14 12 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (4.78%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.78%) Target Operating Model
15 11 (4.78%) Confluence
15 11 (4.78%) Change Management
15 11 (4.78%) Requirements Management
15 11 (4.78%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (4.35%) Web Services
16 10 (4.35%) Open Source
16 10 (4.35%) Data Mapping
16 10 (4.35%) QA

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 11 (4.78%) Confluence
2 3 (1.30%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.87%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.91%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.43%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.48%) Office 365
2 7 (3.04%) SaaS
3 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.61%) Trello
4 5 (2.17%) Slack
5 4 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.74%) IaaS
5 4 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Intranet
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (5.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Redmine
General
1 72 (31.30%) Finance
2 26 (11.30%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.48%) Retail
5 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Automotive
6 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) iGaming
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (1.30%) .NET
3 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.87%) WSDL
3 2 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (7.83%) User Experience
2 5 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (0.87%) FMCG
4 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.87%) Robotics
5 1 (0.43%) CMDB
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.87%) Windows
1 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
1 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (26.52%) Business Analysis
4 31 (13.48%) SDLC
5 29 (12.61%) Scrum
6 25 (10.87%) User Stories
7 17 (7.39%) Software Delivery
7 17 (7.39%) Waterfall
8 14 (6.09%) Project Management
9 13 (5.65%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (5.22%) Data Modelling
10 12 (5.22%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (4.78%) Change Management
11 11 (4.78%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.78%) Requirements Management
11 11 (4.78%) Target Operating Model
11 11 (4.78%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (4.35%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.30%) R
2 2 (0.87%) C
3 1 (0.43%) SQL
3 1 (0.43%) VB
3 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.74%) ISEB
4 3 (1.30%) Degree
5 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.87%) IIBA
6 1 (0.43%) CBAP
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.04%) GDPR
2 10 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (3.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.74%) SAP
2 4 (1.74%) ServiceNow
2 4 (1.74%) VMware
3 3 (1.30%) Datameer
3 3 (1.30%) Lotus
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle
3 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.30%) Tableau
4 2 (0.87%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.43%) HP
5 1 (0.43%) Progress