The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.14% 4.85% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 5.15% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£315 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48 97 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 85.71% 94.17% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 51
Average daily rate £175 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £255 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the County Antrim region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the County Antrim region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +5 4 £315 -13.10% 1
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) HND
4 2 (25.00%) EDI
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (25.00%) SAP R/3
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (12.50%) GAAP
5 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP R/3
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HND
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos