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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank - 14 9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 9.89% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 11.25% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £145 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
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
86 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 97.73% 87.91% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 19
Average daily rate £325 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £105 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 1 (14.29%) SAS
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Analytics
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
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