Period
to 23 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 25 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 213 320 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.16% 6.49% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 6.78% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 232 248
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £304
90th Percentile £525 £474 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.00 £32.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.25% -20.99% -
10th Percentile £65.50 £31.00 £27.55
90th Percentile £66.50 £33.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £47.50 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year +31.03% +9.85% -8.33%

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 3,912 4,722 4,093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 95.84% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,603 3,138 2,634
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £219 £263 £256
90th Percentile £555 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 182 125
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £16.45 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +18.69% +2.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.77 £9.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.50 £29.08
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 -18 107 £403 +0.63% 20
South Yorkshire +5 86 £419 +11.67% 2
North Yorkshire -6 11 £400 +3.23% 1
East Yorkshire +2 3 £175 - 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 88 (41.31%) Finance
2 77 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (26.29%) Business Analysis
4 52 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (23.94%) User Stories
6 47 (22.07%) Change Management
7 37 (17.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 32 (15.02%) Use Case
9 30 (14.08%) Financial Institution
10 29 (13.62%) Banking
11 28 (13.15%) Scrum
12 25 (11.74%) Workshop Facilitation
13 21 (9.86%) Epics
13 21 (9.86%) Regulatory Compliance
13 21 (9.86%) SIEM
14 19 (8.92%) Kanban
14 19 (8.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 18 (8.45%) Product Roadmap
15 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (7.98%) Microsoft
17 15 (7.04%) Splunk
18 14 (6.57%) Project Management
19 13 (6.10%) Degree
19 13 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
20 12 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
20 12 (5.63%) Retail
21 11 (5.16%) ERP
22 10 (4.69%) SDLC

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 5 (2.35%) Confluence
2 4 (1.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) Moodle
3 1 (0.47%) SAS
3 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.94%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.47%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) AWS
1 6 (2.82%) Azure
2 5 (2.35%) Office 365
3 4 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.94%) Slack
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) WAN
2 5 (2.35%) LAN
3 4 (1.88%) DNS
3 4 (1.88%) Firewall
3 4 (1.88%) FTP
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) Intranet
5 1 (0.47%) Skype
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.47%) QlikView
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 88 (41.31%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Financial Institution
3 29 (13.62%) Banking
4 12 (5.63%) Retail
5 10 (4.69%) Public Sector
6 8 (3.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.35%) Legal
8 3 (1.41%) Advertising
8 3 (1.41%) Marketing
8 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.94%) Back Office
9 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) COM
2 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.35%) Data Structures
2 5 (2.35%) User Experience
3 4 (1.88%) PMI
4 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.94%) FMCG
5 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.47%) iSeries
6 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.69%) Windows
2 5 (2.35%) Windows 2000
2 5 (2.35%) Windows NT
2 5 (2.35%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.88%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
4 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.29%) Business Analysis
3 52 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (23.94%) User Stories
5 47 (22.07%) Change Management
6 37 (17.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 32 (15.02%) Use Case
8 28 (13.15%) Scrum
9 25 (11.74%) Workshop Facilitation
10 21 (9.86%) Epics
10 21 (9.86%) Regulatory Compliance
10 21 (9.86%) SIEM
11 19 (8.92%) Kanban
11 19 (8.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (8.45%) Product Roadmap
13 17 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (6.57%) Project Management
15 13 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (5.16%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.23%) SQL
2 1 (0.47%) VB
2 1 (0.47%) VB6
2 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.10%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) ISEB
3 5 (2.35%) CBAP
3 5 (2.35%) CISSP
3 5 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.88%) CISM
4 4 (1.88%) IIBA
4 4 (1.88%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.41%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) CISA
7 1 (0.47%) CRISC
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) PMO
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (7.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.04%) Splunk
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle
4 4 (1.88%) SAP
4 4 (1.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.94%) Aderant
5 2 (0.94%) BMC
5 2 (0.94%) BT
5 2 (0.94%) IBM
5 2 (0.94%) iManage
5 2 (0.94%) Intapp
6 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.47%) Pega
6 1 (0.47%) Remedy
6 1 (0.47%) Siebel
6 1 (0.47%) Workday