Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 353 253 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.63% 5.46% 7.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.96% 5.68% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 177 392
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
90th Percentile £488 £475 £495
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £22.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.25% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -19.51%

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 4,433 4,458 5,626
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.20% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,933 2,824 3,681
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £233 £234 £248
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 206 275
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £9.85 £9.78 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £25.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +11.45%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +17 253 £400 +5.26% 42
South Yorkshire +22 60 £455 +30.00% 5
North Yorkshire -6 18 £380 +1.33% 2
East Yorkshire -6 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 146 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (31.73%) Finance
3 111 (31.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (29.18%) Business Analysis
5 47 (13.31%) User Stories
6 44 (12.46%) Scrum
7 42 (11.90%) SDLC
8 40 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (11.33%) GDPR
9 38 (10.76%) Banking
10 28 (7.93%) User Experience
11 24 (6.80%) Software Delivery
11 24 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (6.52%) Project Management
13 22 (6.23%) CRM
14 21 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 20 (5.67%) Acceptance Criteria
15 20 (5.67%) GAP Analysis
16 19 (5.38%) Waterfall
16 19 (5.38%) Use Case
17 18 (5.10%) JIRA
18 17 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (4.82%) Data Protection
18 17 (4.82%) Data Modelling
19 16 (4.53%) Mentoring
19 16 (4.53%) Coaching
19 16 (4.53%) Confluence
20 15 (4.25%) Investment Management
20 15 (4.25%) Retail
20 15 (4.25%) Collaborative Working

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 16 (4.53%) Confluence
2 3 (0.85%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.57%) SAS
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (2.83%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.57%) BASE24
5 1 (0.28%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) Trello
2 9 (2.55%) SaaS
2 9 (2.55%) Slack
3 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.98%) Office 365
5 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.70%) IaaS
5 6 (1.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) SMS
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) Network Security
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.83%) Big Data
2 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.28%) MySQL
3 1 (0.28%) Power BI
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (5.10%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.28%) Redmine
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 112 (31.73%) Finance
2 38 (10.76%) Banking
3 15 (4.25%) Retail
4 9 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
8 3 (0.85%) Billing
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.85%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.55%) Web Services
2 5 (1.42%) .NET
3 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.57%) WSDL
3 2 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.93%) User Experience
3 11 (3.12%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.70%) NHS
6 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.13%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.57%) FMCG
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.57%) Robotics
10 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.85%) Windows
2 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (31.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 103 (29.18%) Business Analysis
4 47 (13.31%) User Stories
5 44 (12.46%) Scrum
6 42 (11.90%) SDLC
7 24 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (6.80%) Software Delivery
8 23 (6.52%) Project Management
9 22 (6.23%) CRM
10 21 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (5.67%) Acceptance Criteria
11 20 (5.67%) GAP Analysis
12 19 (5.38%) Use Case
12 19 (5.38%) Waterfall
13 17 (4.82%) Data Modelling
13 17 (4.82%) Data Protection
13 17 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (4.53%) Coaching
14 16 (4.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.98%) SQL
2 3 (0.85%) R
3 2 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.28%) VB
4 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.70%) IIBA
2 6 (1.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.85%) ISEB
4 2 (0.57%) Degree
4 2 (0.57%) PMP
5 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.28%) CBAP
5 1 (0.28%) CISSP
5 1 (0.28%) CRISC
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.33%) GDPR
2 11 (3.12%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) COREP
3 2 (0.57%) PSD2
4 1 (0.28%) Basel II
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) FINREP
4 1 (0.28%) IFRS
4 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (1.13%) XenApp
1 4 (1.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
1 1 (0.28%) QRadar
1 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (2.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.55%) Oracle
3 6 (1.70%) Intel
3 6 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (1.70%) SAP
3 6 (1.70%) VMware
4 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.13%) Citrix
6 3 (0.85%) Datameer
6 3 (0.85%) Lotus
6 3 (0.85%) Progress
6 3 (0.85%) Tableau