Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 367 278 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.50% 6.58% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 6.78% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 192 268
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £295 £301 £297
90th Percentile £480 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.61 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.73% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +40.63% -25.58% -0.99%

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 4,685 4,098 5,442
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 97.06% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,098 2,582 3,657
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 153 185
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.25 £8.53
90th Percentile £41.76 £28.24 £33.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.61% - +8.57%

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 May 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 25 May 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 0 253 £400 - 30
South Yorkshire +25 75 £425 +4.23% 9
North Yorkshire -11 22 £325 -18.75% 4
East Yorkshire -9 3 £375 +7.14% 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 166 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (41.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 123 (33.51%) Business Analysis
4 111 (30.25%) Finance
5 57 (15.53%) User Stories
6 52 (14.17%) SDLC
7 50 (13.62%) Scrum
8 40 (10.90%) GDPR
9 36 (9.81%) Software Delivery
10 34 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (9.26%) Banking
11 33 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (7.36%) Acceptance Criteria
13 27 (7.36%) User Experience
13 27 (7.36%) GAP Analysis
13 27 (7.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 25 (6.81%) JIRA
15 23 (6.27%) Requirements Management
15 23 (6.27%) Retail
15 23 (6.27%) Project Management
16 22 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (5.72%) Data Mapping
17 21 (5.72%) E-Commerce
18 19 (5.18%) MS Visio
18 19 (5.18%) Microsoft
18 19 (5.18%) Confluence
18 19 (5.18%) Coaching
19 17 (4.63%) Data Modelling
20 16 (4.36%) Use Case

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 19 (5.18%) Confluence
2 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) CMS
3 2 (0.54%) Jadu
3 2 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (5.18%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.82%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.54%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.54%) BASE24
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.45%) SaaS
2 8 (2.18%) IaaS
2 8 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.18%) PaaS
3 5 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.54%) SMS
2 5 (1.36%) Intranet
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.09%) Big Data
3 4 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.54%) Power BI
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.27%) OLAP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (6.81%) JIRA
2 8 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) Redmine
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 111 (30.25%) Finance
2 34 (9.26%) Banking
3 23 (6.27%) Retail
4 10 (2.72%) Legal
5 8 (2.18%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.63%) Marketing
8 4 (1.09%) Billing
9 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.45%) .NET
2 7 (1.91%) Web Services
3 2 (0.54%) Middleware
3 2 (0.54%) XML
4 1 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.36%) User Experience
3 8 (2.18%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.36%) NHS
6 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) iSeries
7 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.27%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.27%) Derivative
8 1 (0.27%) FMCG
8 1 (0.27%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.27%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.09%) Unix
1 4 (1.09%) Windows
2 2 (0.54%) Linux
2 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (41.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 123 (33.51%) Business Analysis
4 57 (15.53%) User Stories
5 52 (14.17%) SDLC
6 50 (13.62%) Scrum
7 36 (9.81%) Software Delivery
8 34 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (7.36%) Acceptance Criteria
10 27 (7.36%) GAP Analysis
10 27 (7.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 23 (6.27%) Project Management
11 23 (6.27%) Requirements Management
12 22 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (5.72%) Data Mapping
13 21 (5.72%) E-Commerce
14 19 (5.18%) Coaching
15 17 (4.63%) Data Modelling
16 16 (4.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.45%) SQL
2 4 (1.09%) C#
2 4 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (0.27%) C
3 1 (0.27%) R
3 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (1.91%) IIBA
1 7 (1.91%) ISEB
2 3 (0.82%) CBAP
3 2 (0.54%) Degree
4 1 (0.27%) ACCA
4 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.27%) CIMA
4 1 (0.27%) CISSP
4 1 (0.27%) CRISC
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.90%) GDPR
2 8 (2.18%) PMO
2 8 (2.18%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.54%) PSD2
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (0.54%) XenApp
1 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (5.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.00%) Intel
3 8 (2.18%) Oracle
3 8 (2.18%) SAP
3 8 (2.18%) VMware
4 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.54%) Aareon
5 2 (0.54%) Capita
5 2 (0.54%) Citrix
5 2 (0.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.27%) Datameer
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) JDA
6 1 (0.27%) Lotus
6 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.27%) Workday