The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 34 17
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 129 107 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.94% 5.26% 8.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.16% 5.46% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 82 138
Median daily rate £388 £379 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.31% -2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £342 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1345 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 60
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 June 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 June 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 +40 88 £388 -2.63% 20
Halifax +3 17 £373 -6.87% 2
Bradford +9 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Wakefield -5 3 £250 -28.57%
Business Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 96 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (40.34%) Finance
3 74 (31.76%) Business Analysis
4 40 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (15.02%) User Stories
6 30 (12.88%) Scrum
7 28 (12.02%) Retail
8 24 (10.30%) Banking
9 21 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (7.73%) Waterfall
10 18 (7.73%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.30%) Data Modelling
12 16 (6.87%) Systems Analysis
12 16 (6.87%) JIRA
13 15 (6.44%) User Experience
13 15 (6.44%) MS Visio
14 14 (6.01%) Microsoft
14 14 (6.01%) SDLC
14 14 (6.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (5.58%) Migration
16 12 (5.15%) Workflow
16 12 (5.15%) Use Case
17 10 (4.29%) Software Delivery
17 10 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (4.29%) Confluence
17 10 (4.29%) Retail Banking
17 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
17 10 (4.29%) Project Management
17 10 (4.29%) Business Process Modelling

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 10 (4.29%) Confluence
2 5 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.72%) SAS
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.86%) StreamWeaver
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (6.44%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Maximo
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.43%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
1 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) WAN
2 3 (1.29%) Intranet
2 3 (1.29%) MPLS
2 3 (1.29%) VPN
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) LAN
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.86%) Big Data
1 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
1 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.43%) GIS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.43%) QlikView
2 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) JIRA
2 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
General
1 94 (40.34%) Finance
2 28 (12.02%) Retail
3 24 (10.30%) Banking
4 10 (4.29%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.43%) Legal
6 6 (2.58%) Marketing
7 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.29%) Games
8 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.86%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.00%) XML
2 5 (2.15%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) JSON
3 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.44%) User Experience
3 9 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.58%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.29%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.29%) NHS
6 3 (1.29%) Wiki
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.72%) Android
1 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (31.76%) Business Analysis
3 40 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (15.02%) User Stories
5 30 (12.88%) Scrum
6 18 (7.73%) E-Commerce
6 18 (7.73%) Waterfall
7 17 (7.30%) Data Modelling
8 16 (6.87%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (6.01%) SDLC
9 14 (6.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (5.58%) Migration
11 12 (5.15%) Use Case
11 12 (5.15%) Workflow
12 10 (4.29%) Business Process Modelling
12 10 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (4.29%) Project Management
12 10 (4.29%) Software Delivery
12 10 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.72%) SQL
2 2 (0.86%) VBA
3 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.58%) ISEB
3 5 (2.15%) IIBA
4 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) GDPR
2 3 (1.29%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.86%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) IFRS
4 1 (0.43%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 14 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.00%) SAP
3 3 (1.29%) Google
3 3 (1.29%) hybris
4 1 (0.43%) Infor
4 1 (0.43%) Lotus
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle
4 1 (0.43%) TARGIT
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