The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 34 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 154 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.24% 5.47% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 5.68% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 118 173
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1923 2711 2795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.73% 96.31% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1858 1870
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 112
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +22.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +21 124 £388 +2.31% 23
South Yorkshire +2 9 £413 +10.06% 10
North Yorkshire -6 8 £425 +28.30% 14
East Yorkshire -4 1 £375 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 118 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (34.97%) Finance
3 93 (30.39%) Business Analysis
4 47 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (14.38%) User Stories
6 33 (10.78%) Retail
7 31 (10.13%) Scrum
8 29 (9.48%) Banking
9 26 (8.50%) Waterfall
9 26 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (7.84%) E-Commerce
11 23 (7.52%) MS Visio
11 23 (7.52%) Use Case
12 21 (6.86%) SDLC
13 20 (6.54%) JIRA
13 20 (6.54%) Data Modelling
14 19 (6.21%) Systems Analysis
14 19 (6.21%) Migration
15 17 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (5.56%) Workflow
15 17 (5.56%) Microsoft
16 16 (5.23%) User Experience
17 15 (4.90%) Project Management
18 14 (4.58%) Data Centre
19 13 (4.25%) SAP
19 13 (4.25%) Process Improvement
19 13 (4.25%) Degree
19 13 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (3.92%) ITIL
20 12 (3.92%) GAP Analysis

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 11 (3.59%) Confluence
2 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.31%) SAS
3 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.65%) StreamWeaver
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (7.52%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) SAP WM
2 3 (0.98%) Maximo
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) WAN
2 4 (1.31%) Intranet
2 4 (1.31%) MPLS
3 3 (0.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.65%) Big Data
2 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.33%) GIS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.33%) QlikView
3 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (6.54%) JIRA
2 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (34.97%) Finance
2 33 (10.78%) Retail
3 29 (9.48%) Banking
4 11 (3.59%) Legal
4 11 (3.59%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.63%) Marketing
7 3 (0.98%) Back Office
7 3 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.63%) XML
2 4 (1.31%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) JSON
3 1 (0.33%) Node.js
3 1 (0.33%) RESTful
3 1 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.23%) User Experience
3 14 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.96%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.98%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.98%) NHS
7 3 (0.98%) Wiki
8 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.65%) Robotics
8 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.63%) Android
1 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (30.39%) Business Analysis
3 47 (15.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (14.38%) User Stories
5 31 (10.13%) Scrum
6 26 (8.50%) Waterfall
7 24 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 23 (7.52%) Use Case
9 21 (6.86%) SDLC
10 20 (6.54%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.21%) Migration
11 19 (6.21%) Systems Analysis
12 17 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (5.56%) Workflow
13 15 (4.90%) Project Management
14 13 (4.25%) Process Improvement
14 13 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
15 12 (3.92%) ITIL
15 12 (3.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.63%) SQL
2 2 (0.65%) C
2 2 (0.65%) Java
2 2 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (4.25%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) ISEB
3 6 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.63%) IIBA
5 4 (1.31%) CISSP
5 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) CISA
6 3 (0.98%) CISM
6 3 (0.98%) CRISC
7 1 (0.33%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.61%) GDPR
2 4 (1.31%) PMO
3 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.98%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS
4 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 17 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.25%) SAP
3 3 (0.98%) Google
3 3 (0.98%) hybris
3 3 (0.98%) TARGIT
4 2 (0.65%) HP
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle
4 2 (0.65%) Pega
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe
5 1 (0.33%) Infor
5 1 (0.33%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £370 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Rate: Competitive daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago