The median contractor rate for a Lead Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Lead Business Analyst
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 120 104
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 6 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.41% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -14.37%  
10th Percentile £374 £404 £405
90th Percentile £450 £459 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £473
% change year-on-year +4.93% -14.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1422 1958 2015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.60% 96.22% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3163 4897 5500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £565 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 124 252
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% -2.66%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.84 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.32 £12.75
% change year-on-year -18.40% +20.15%  

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Business Analyst in West Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Halifax +10 5 £425 +4.93%
Leeds +14 1 - - 1
Lead Business Analyst
Yorkshire

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA

Lead 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Metadata Management
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall