Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 324 333 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.57% 7.89% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 8.13% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 241 254
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £286 £300 £275
90th Percentile £463 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.99% - -
England median hourly rate £39.00 £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% -17.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,728 4,098 5,604
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.09% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,635 3,754
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 130 171
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.91 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.01 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
West Yorkshire -12 228 £400 +3.23% 28
South Yorkshire +5 59 £375 -12.43% 3
North Yorkshire +1 26 £381 -4.69%
East Yorkshire -1 3 - -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 156 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (40.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (29.94%) Business Analysis
4 86 (26.54%) Finance
5 50 (15.43%) User Stories
6 45 (13.89%) Scrum
7 36 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (10.80%) SDLC
9 32 (9.88%) Retail
10 30 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (8.95%) E-Commerce
12 28 (8.64%) JIRA
13 26 (8.02%) MS Visio
14 25 (7.72%) GDPR
15 23 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (7.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 22 (6.79%) Software Delivery
17 21 (6.48%) Acceptance Criteria
17 21 (6.48%) Confluence
17 21 (6.48%) Microsoft
17 21 (6.48%) Project Management
18 20 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
18 20 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
18 20 (6.17%) Waterfall
18 20 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (5.86%) Migration
20 18 (5.56%) Data Modelling
21 17 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
22 16 (4.94%) Banking
23 15 (4.63%) User Experience

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 21 (6.48%) Confluence
2 13 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 2 (0.62%) Gentran
4 2 (0.62%) Jadu
Applications
1 26 (8.02%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.62%) Aareon QL
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.23%) SaaS
2 4 (1.23%) Slack
2 4 (1.23%) Trello
3 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.01%) SMS
2 6 (1.85%) Internet
3 4 (1.23%) Intranet
4 2 (0.62%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.93%) MS Access
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.62%) GIS
4 2 (0.62%) QlikView
5 1 (0.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.31%) OLAP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.31%) Power BI
5 1 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (8.64%) JIRA
2 8 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
General
1 86 (26.54%) Finance
2 32 (9.88%) Retail
3 16 (4.94%) Banking
4 11 (3.40%) Legal
5 10 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.47%) Marketing
7 6 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.78%) .NET
2 4 (1.23%) Middleware
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.62%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.31%) COM
5 1 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.63%) User Experience
3 10 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.47%) NHS
5 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.62%) iSeries
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) Derivative
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.85%) Unix
2 5 (1.54%) Windows
3 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.62%) Linux
3 2 (0.62%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (40.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (29.94%) Business Analysis
4 50 (15.43%) User Stories
5 45 (13.89%) Scrum
6 36 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (10.80%) SDLC
8 29 (8.95%) E-Commerce
9 23 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (7.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 22 (6.79%) Software Delivery
11 21 (6.48%) Acceptance Criteria
11 21 (6.48%) Project Management
12 20 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
12 20 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
12 20 (6.17%) Waterfall
13 19 (5.86%) Migration
14 18 (5.56%) Data Modelling
15 17 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.01%) SQL
2 5 (1.54%) C#
3 4 (1.23%) Java
4 3 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.47%) Degree
2 7 (2.16%) IIBA
2 7 (2.16%) ISEB
3 4 (1.23%) CBAP
4 2 (0.62%) ACCA
4 2 (0.62%) CIMA
4 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.72%) GDPR
2 10 (3.09%) PMO
3 3 (0.93%) GxP
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Control-M
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.32%) SAP
3 7 (2.16%) Oracle
4 6 (1.85%) Intel
5 3 (0.93%) Capita
5 3 (0.93%) JDA
5 3 (0.93%) Progress
6 2 (0.62%) Aareon
6 2 (0.62%) VMware
6 2 (0.62%) Workday
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.31%) Tableau