Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 15 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 305 329 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.21% 7.72% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 7.96% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 244 243
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £319 £298 £275
90th Percentile £475 £475 £470
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.27% - -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -8.84% +2.08% +9.67%

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 4,720 4,133 5,414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 97.00% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,708 3,512
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £549 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 127 190
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +0.30% +3.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.30 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.70 £29.63
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 19 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -9 232 £400 +4.58% 28
South Yorkshire -13 34 £375 -16.67% 6
North Yorkshire +2 27 £400 +6.67% 4
East Yorkshire +1 4 £475 +26.67% 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 142 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (37.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (31.48%) Business Analysis
4 76 (24.92%) Finance
5 50 (16.39%) User Stories
6 45 (14.75%) Retail
7 34 (11.15%) Scrum
8 28 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (7.87%) JIRA
11 21 (6.89%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.89%) MS Visio
11 21 (6.89%) SDLC
11 21 (6.89%) GDPR
12 20 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (6.56%) Waterfall
13 19 (6.23%) Acceptance Criteria
14 18 (5.90%) Collaborative Working
15 17 (5.57%) Banking
15 17 (5.57%) Confluence
16 16 (5.25%) Project Management
16 16 (5.25%) Systems Analysis
17 15 (4.92%) SAP
18 14 (4.59%) Migration
18 14 (4.59%) Manufacturing
18 14 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
18 14 (4.59%) Test Scripting
19 13 (4.26%) Change Control
19 13 (4.26%) Software Delivery

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 17 (5.57%) Confluence
2 11 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.31%) CMS
4 3 (0.98%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.66%) Gentran
5 2 (0.66%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.66%) Jadu
5 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (6.89%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.31%) Office 365
2 4 (1.31%) Slack
2 4 (1.31%) Trello
3 3 (0.98%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) SMS
2 2 (0.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.98%) MS Access
3 2 (0.66%) GIS
3 2 (0.66%) QlikView
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.33%) Power BI
4 1 (0.33%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 76 (24.92%) Finance
2 45 (14.75%) Retail
3 17 (5.57%) Banking
4 14 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.97%) Legal
5 6 (1.97%) Marketing
6 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (1.31%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
3 1 (0.33%) COM
3 1 (0.33%) RESTful
3 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.93%) User Experience
3 7 (2.30%) NHS
4 6 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) iSeries
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Derivative
9 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.31%) Unix
2 3 (0.98%) Windows
3 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.66%) Linux
3 2 (0.66%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (37.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (31.48%) Business Analysis
4 50 (16.39%) User Stories
5 34 (11.15%) Scrum
6 28 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (6.89%) E-Commerce
8 21 (6.89%) SDLC
9 20 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (6.56%) Waterfall
10 19 (6.23%) Acceptance Criteria
11 18 (5.90%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (5.25%) Project Management
12 16 (5.25%) Systems Analysis
13 14 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
13 14 (4.59%) Migration
13 14 (4.59%) Test Scripting
14 13 (4.26%) Change Control
14 13 (4.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.95%) SQL
2 3 (0.98%) C
3 1 (0.33%) C#
3 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.62%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) ISEB
3 6 (1.97%) IIBA
4 4 (1.31%) CBAP
4 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) ACCA
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.66%) CIMA
5 2 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.89%) GDPR
2 7 (2.30%) PMO
3 3 (0.98%) GxP
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Control-M
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (4.92%) SAP
2 12 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.61%) Oracle
4 3 (0.98%) IBM
4 3 (0.98%) JDA
4 3 (0.98%) Lotus
4 3 (0.98%) Progress
5 2 (0.66%) Workday
6 1 (0.33%) Intel
6 1 (0.33%) Pega
6 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.33%) Tableau