The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 82 93 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.87% 3.21% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 3.95% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 85
Median daily rate £385 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £286 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +4.01%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1756 2352 2204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.83% 81.30% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1604 1424
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.72% +10.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Yorkshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire +10 56 £385 +2.66% 12
North Yorkshire +10 10 £385 -4.04%
South Yorkshire -5 9 £363 -0.68% 1
East Yorkshire +6 4 £386 - 4
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 53 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.65%) Finance
3 38 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.99%) Project Management
5 20 (14.39%) Retail
5 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (11.51%) Banking
6 16 (11.51%) Migration
7 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
7 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.63%) ITIL
9 12 (8.63%) SDLC
10 11 (7.91%) Scrum
10 11 (7.91%) Workflow
11 10 (7.19%) JIRA
11 10 (7.19%) Use Case
12 9 (6.47%) Open Source
12 9 (6.47%) Confluence
12 9 (6.47%) TDD
12 9 (6.47%) Change Management
12 9 (6.47%) Java
12 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.47%) Data Centre
13 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.76%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.76%) User Stories
13 8 (5.76%) Workflow Analysis
13 8 (5.76%) HTML
13 8 (5.76%) SQL

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (6.47%) Confluence
2 3 (2.16%) SAS
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.72%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.72%) Documentum
3 1 (0.72%) Drupal
3 1 (0.72%) FileNet
3 1 (0.72%) Liferay
3 1 (0.72%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.72%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.76%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.60%) MS Office
4 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.44%) Stata
6 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.72%) Maximo
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.72%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) LDAP
1 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.88%) Big Data
5 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) JIRA
2 7 (5.04%) Selenium
3 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.44%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.44%) JUnit
4 2 (1.44%) NUnit
4 2 (1.44%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Hudson
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (31.65%) Finance
2 20 (14.39%) Retail
3 16 (11.51%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (70.50%) Analyst
2 86 (61.87%) Business Analyst
3 13 (9.35%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.91%) Process Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) Project Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Business Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Business Process Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Retail Business Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) HTML
1 8 (5.76%) HTML5
2 6 (4.32%) JSON
2 6 (4.32%) Spring
3 5 (3.60%) Django
3 5 (3.60%) Play Framework
3 5 (3.60%) RESTful
3 5 (3.60%) Web Services
4 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.16%) CSS
5 3 (2.16%) CSS3
5 3 (2.16%) jQuery
5 3 (2.16%) REST
5 3 (2.16%) Sass
6 2 (1.44%) .NET
6 2 (1.44%) Apache CXF
6 2 (1.44%) JSTL
6 2 (1.44%) SOAP
6 2 (1.44%) XML
7 1 (0.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.60%) Social Media
3 5 (3.60%) Tandem
4 3 (2.16%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.16%) NHS
4 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
5 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.60%) Linux
1 5 (3.60%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (17.99%) Project Management
4 16 (11.51%) Migration
5 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
6 12 (8.63%) ITIL
6 12 (8.63%) SDLC
7 11 (7.91%) Scrum
7 11 (7.91%) Workflow
8 10 (7.19%) Use Case
9 9 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.47%) Change Management
9 9 (6.47%) Open Source
9 9 (6.47%) TDD
10 8 (5.76%) ERP
10 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.76%) Process Improvement
10 8 (5.76%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.76%) User Stories
10 8 (5.76%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) Java
2 8 (5.76%) SQL
3 5 (3.60%) Python
3 5 (3.60%) Ruby
3 5 (3.60%) Scala
4 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.44%) C
5 2 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) ISEB
3 3 (2.16%) IIBA
3 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.72%) IFRS
4 1 (0.72%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.72%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.44%) SAP
2 2 (1.44%) Tableau
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe
3 1 (0.72%) IBM
3 1 (0.72%) Infor
3 1 (0.72%) Interwoven
3 1 (0.72%) OpenText
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle
3 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.72%) Vignette
3 1 (0.72%) Xerox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
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