The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / Yorkshire
Rank 20 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 162 186 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.50% 6.61% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 6.84% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 131 158
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

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 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +3 102 £389 +3.66% 26
North Yorkshire +15 24 £385 +6.94% 4
South Yorkshire -11 22 £383 +13.33% 6
East Yorkshire +7 9 £350 - 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 111 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.33%) Finance
3 83 (30.40%) Business Analysis
4 44 (16.12%) User Stories
5 38 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (12.45%) Retail
7 31 (11.36%) Scrum
8 27 (9.89%) Banking
9 26 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (9.16%) Use Case
11 23 (8.42%) Waterfall
11 23 (8.42%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.06%) SDLC
13 21 (7.69%) User Experience
14 19 (6.96%) Workflow
15 18 (6.59%) Project Management
16 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
16 17 (6.23%) Migration
17 16 (5.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 15 (5.49%) JIRA
18 15 (5.49%) Retail Banking
18 15 (5.49%) ITIL
19 14 (5.13%) Telecoms
20 13 (4.76%) MS Excel
20 13 (4.76%) CRM
20 13 (4.76%) Microsoft
20 13 (4.76%) Degree
21 12 (4.40%) Statistics
21 12 (4.40%) Software Delivery
22 11 (4.03%) MS Office

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.93%) Confluence
3 4 (1.47%) SAS
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.73%) CMS
4 2 (0.73%) StreamWeaver
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.03%) MS Office
4 6 (2.20%) MS Project
5 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) SAP WM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.73%) Maximo
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.10%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) ATM
1 1 (0.37%) Broadband
1 1 (0.37%) Skype
1 1 (0.37%) VPN
1 1 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.73%) Big Data
1 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.37%) QlikView
2 1 (0.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (5.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
General
1 91 (33.33%) Finance
2 34 (12.45%) Retail
3 27 (9.89%) Banking
4 15 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 14 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.93%) Legal
7 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.47%) Marketing
9 3 (1.10%) Back Office
10 2 (0.73%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) .NET
1 4 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.10%) RESTful
3 1 (0.37%) EDI
3 1 (0.37%) JSON
3 1 (0.37%) Node.js
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) XML
3 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.69%) User Experience
3 10 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.20%) NHS
6 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.10%) Fintech
7 3 (1.10%) Wiki
8 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.73%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.73%) Robotics
8 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.47%) Android
1 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
1 4 (1.47%) Windows
2 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
3 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (40.66%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.40%) Business Analysis
3 44 (16.12%) User Stories
4 38 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (11.36%) Scrum
6 25 (9.16%) Use Case
7 23 (8.42%) E-Commerce
7 23 (8.42%) Waterfall
8 22 (8.06%) SDLC
9 19 (6.96%) Workflow
10 18 (6.59%) Project Management
11 17 (6.23%) Migration
12 16 (5.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (5.49%) ITIL
14 13 (4.76%) CRM
15 12 (4.40%) Software Delivery
15 12 (4.40%) Statistics
16 11 (4.03%) Process Improvement
17 10 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (3.66%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.30%) SQL
2 2 (0.73%) Java
2 2 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (4.76%) Degree
2 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.20%) ISEB
4 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) CISA
5 3 (1.10%) CISM
5 3 (1.10%) CISSP
5 3 (1.10%) CRISC
5 3 (1.10%) IIBA
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.83%) PMO
2 3 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.10%) GDPR
2 3 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) IFRS
3 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.30%) SAP
3 3 (1.10%) CheckPoint
3 3 (1.10%) Google
3 3 (1.10%) hybris
4 2 (0.73%) Pega
4 2 (0.73%) Tableau
4 2 (0.73%) TARGIT
4 2 (0.73%) VMware
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco
5 1 (0.37%) Citrix
5 1 (0.37%) FNZ
5 1 (0.37%) Infor
5 1 (0.37%) Lotus
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle
5 1 (0.37%) Panasonic
5 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago