Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 274 332 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.68% 7.58% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 7.87% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 208 200
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.61% -1.62%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £475 £488 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.96 £55.00 £22.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.89% +142.18% -
10th Percentile £16.91 £55.00 £13.89
90th Percentile £24.28 £55.00 £31.76
England median hourly rate £26.13 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year -25.35% +6.87% +0.77%

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 4,620 4,220 4,699
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.39% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,100 2,778 3,024
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 149 208
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +8.44% -1.20%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.96 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £26.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -5 219 £400 - 28
South Yorkshire -34 34 £400 -12.09% 4
North Yorkshire -6 13 £425 +13.33%
East Yorkshire -8 1 £475 +26.67%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 125 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (28.10%) Business Analysis
4 70 (25.55%) Finance
5 56 (20.44%) User Stories
6 30 (10.95%) Retail
7 28 (10.22%) Scrum
8 26 (9.49%) JIRA
9 24 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (7.30%) GDPR
11 19 (6.93%) SDLC
11 19 (6.93%) Banking
12 18 (6.57%) Microsoft
12 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 18 (6.57%) Workshop Facilitation
13 17 (6.20%) Acceptance Criteria
13 17 (6.20%) E-Commerce
14 16 (5.84%) MS Visio
14 16 (5.84%) GAP Analysis
14 16 (5.84%) Data Analysis
14 16 (5.84%) Epics
15 15 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (5.47%) UML
15 15 (5.47%) Confluence
15 15 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (5.11%) Coaching
16 14 (5.11%) Waterfall
17 13 (4.74%) Collaborative Working
17 13 (4.74%) ERP
17 13 (4.74%) Change Management

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 15 (5.47%) Confluence
2 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.73%) CMS
4 2 (0.73%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.73%) IBM Domino
4 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.73%) EngageOne
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) Office 365
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.55%) Big Data
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.46%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.73%) Power BI
4 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.36%) MS Access
5 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (9.49%) JIRA
2 2 (0.73%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (25.55%) Finance
2 30 (10.95%) Retail
3 19 (6.93%) Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
7 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.46%) .NET
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.74%) User Experience
3 6 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.19%) NHS
4 4 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.46%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.36%) BYOD
6 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.36%) PKI
6 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (28.10%) Business Analysis
4 56 (20.44%) User Stories
5 28 (10.22%) Scrum
6 19 (6.93%) SDLC
7 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 18 (6.57%) Workshop Facilitation
8 17 (6.20%) Acceptance Criteria
8 17 (6.20%) E-Commerce
9 16 (5.84%) Data Analysis
9 16 (5.84%) Epics
9 16 (5.84%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (5.47%) UML
10 15 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.11%) Coaching
11 14 (5.11%) Waterfall
12 13 (4.74%) ERP
12 13 (4.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.55%) SQL
2 4 (1.46%) C#
2 4 (1.46%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (3.65%) ISEB
2 7 (2.55%) IIBA
3 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) CBAP
4 3 (1.09%) Degree
5 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.30%) GDPR
2 2 (0.73%) PMO
2 2 (0.73%) PSD2
3 1 (0.36%) GxP
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.38%) SAP
3 11 (4.01%) Oracle
4 3 (1.09%) Lotus
4 3 (1.09%) Progress
5 2 (0.73%) CyberArk
5 2 (0.73%) IBM
6 1 (0.36%) JDA
6 1 (0.36%) Pega
6 1 (0.36%) Remedy
6 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.36%) Tableau