Period
to 25 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 33 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 183 276 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.85% 5.63% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 5.89% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 206 215
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.31%
10th Percentile £302 £325 £313
90th Percentile £500 £475 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £46.25 £20.96 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.63% -61.89% +142.18%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £26.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year +53.10% -25.35% -2.10%

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 3,000 4,689 4,359
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.65% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,997 3,173 2,868
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £233 £259 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 182 155
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.88 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +2.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £9.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% +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 25 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 January 2020. 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 -4 136 £425 +6.25% 18
South Yorkshire +21 28 £400 -1.84% 4
North Yorkshire +7 16 £370 -12.94% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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 77 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (30.05%) Business Analysis
4 35 (19.13%) Workshop Facilitation
5 32 (17.49%) Finance
6 31 (16.94%) User Stories
7 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (14.75%) Public Sector
8 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (9.29%) Scrum
10 16 (8.74%) Migration
10 16 (8.74%) Azure
11 15 (8.20%) Microsoft
12 14 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (7.10%) Validation
13 13 (7.10%) Retail
14 12 (6.56%) JIRA
14 12 (6.56%) Change Management
14 12 (6.56%) Project Management
14 12 (6.56%) NHS
14 12 (6.56%) ERP
14 12 (6.56%) Use Case
14 12 (6.56%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (6.56%) SDLC
14 12 (6.56%) Acceptance Criteria
15 10 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.46%) ISEB

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 9 (4.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.55%) Appian
2 1 (0.55%) SAS
2 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.37%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.09%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) Azure
2 8 (4.37%) AWS
3 4 (2.19%) IaaS
3 4 (2.19%) PaaS
3 4 (2.19%) SaaS
3 4 (2.19%) Slack
4 2 (1.09%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) FTP
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) Skype
2 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.55%) QlikView
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (17.49%) Finance
2 27 (14.75%) Public Sector
3 13 (7.10%) Retail
4 6 (3.28%) Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Billing
6 3 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) NHS
3 6 (3.28%) User Experience
4 5 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.09%) PMI
7 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.55%) CMDB
7 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.55%) IVR
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.19%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Unix
3 1 (0.55%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (30.05%) Business Analysis
4 35 (19.13%) Workshop Facilitation
5 31 (16.94%) User Stories
6 27 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (9.29%) Scrum
8 16 (8.74%) Migration
9 13 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.10%) Validation
10 12 (6.56%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (6.56%) Change Management
10 12 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.56%) ERP
10 12 (6.56%) Project Management
10 12 (6.56%) SDLC
10 12 (6.56%) Use Case
10 12 (6.56%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.46%) ISEB
2 9 (4.92%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) IIBA
4 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CBAP
6 2 (1.09%) CISM
6 2 (1.09%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) CISMP
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.64%) GDPR
3 3 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle
3 4 (2.19%) Google
3 4 (2.19%) SAP
4 3 (1.64%) McAfee
4 3 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.09%) Cognos
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (0.55%) Avaya
6 1 (0.55%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.55%) Genesys
6 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau