Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 32 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 340 291 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.82% 5.35% 6.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 5.57% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 220 420
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.30% +5.60%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £300
90th Percentile £475 £470 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £55.00 £22.71 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.18% -24.30% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -13.33%

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 4205 5227 5887
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.08% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 3365 3929
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 199 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.39 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.75 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +12 242 £380 +1.33% 32
South Yorkshire +31 58 £450 +38.46% 2
North Yorkshire +9 25 £375 +13.21% 1
East Yorkshire -5 5 £375 +50.00%
Humberside -1 1 £400 +23.08%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 123 (36.18%) Finance
2 119 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (28.24%) Business Analysis
4 65 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (14.71%) Banking
6 39 (11.47%) User Stories
7 37 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (10.59%) Scrum
9 27 (7.94%) Project Management
10 25 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 24 (7.06%) GDPR
11 24 (7.06%) Data Modelling
12 23 (6.76%) User Experience
13 22 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (5.88%) Migration
15 18 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 18 (5.29%) SDLC
16 17 (5.00%) Retail
16 17 (5.00%) CRM
17 16 (4.71%) Change Management
17 16 (4.71%) Software Delivery
17 16 (4.71%) Acceptance Criteria
18 15 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
18 15 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
18 15 (4.41%) Investment Management
18 15 (4.41%) JIRA
19 14 (4.12%) Confluence
20 13 (3.82%) Kanban
20 13 (3.82%) Microsoft
20 13 (3.82%) Target Operating Model

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 14 (4.12%) Confluence
2 3 (0.88%) CMS
3 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.24%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (0.88%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.35%) Office 365
2 6 (1.76%) Slack
2 6 (1.76%) Trello
3 3 (0.88%) SaaS
4 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.35%) SMS
2 6 (1.76%) WAN
3 5 (1.47%) Intranet
4 4 (1.18%) MPLS
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.06%) Big Data
2 5 (1.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (4.41%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 123 (36.18%) Finance
2 50 (14.71%) Banking
3 17 (5.00%) Retail
4 12 (3.53%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.76%) Back Office
9 5 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (1.18%) Marketing
11 2 (0.59%) Games
12 1 (0.29%) iGaming
12 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.94%) Web Services
2 8 (2.35%) XML
3 4 (1.18%) .NET
4 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.59%) WSDL
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.76%) User Experience
3 12 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.76%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.47%) NHS
7 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.59%) FMCG
9 2 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.59%) Robotics
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.29%) CMDB
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.29%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.59%) Linux
2 1 (0.29%) Unix
2 1 (0.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (28.24%) Business Analysis
3 65 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (11.47%) User Stories
5 36 (10.59%) Scrum
6 27 (7.94%) Project Management
7 25 (7.35%) Waterfall
8 24 (7.06%) Data Modelling
9 22 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (5.88%) Migration
11 18 (5.29%) SDLC
11 18 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (5.00%) CRM
13 16 (4.71%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (4.71%) Change Management
13 16 (4.71%) Software Delivery
14 15 (4.41%) Collaborative Working
14 15 (4.41%) Investment Management
14 15 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (3.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.65%) SQL
2 3 (0.88%) C
3 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.59%) R
4 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (2.94%) Degree
2 8 (2.35%) ISEB
3 7 (2.06%) PMP
4 6 (1.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.18%) CISSP
5 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) CISM
6 3 (0.88%) CRISC
7 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) CBAP
8 1 (0.29%) IIBA
8 1 (0.29%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.06%) GDPR
2 5 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) COREP
3 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) Basel II
4 1 (0.29%) FINREP
4 1 (0.29%) IFRS
4 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (0.29%) XenApp
1 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Kibana
2 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) QRadar
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (3.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.94%) SAP
3 9 (2.65%) ServiceNow
4 7 (2.06%) Symantec
5 3 (0.88%) Cognos
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle
5 3 (0.88%) Progress
5 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.59%) CyberArk
6 2 (0.59%) Datameer
6 2 (0.59%) Google
6 2 (0.59%) Lotus
6 2 (0.59%) Splunk
6 2 (0.59%) Tableau
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix
7 1 (0.29%) Epicor
7 1 (0.29%) HP