The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the County Antrim region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 32 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.74% - 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.61 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +18.95%

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
215 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 98.17% 94.67% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 31 42
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £254 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 0 5
Median hourly rate £12.34 - £10.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of IT contracts across the County Antrim region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Belfast - 6 £325 -
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 County Antrim region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) MS Project
2 7 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) PMP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Use Case
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (16.67%) Equities
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) AIX
8 1 (8.33%) Solaris

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (58.33%) MS Project
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
2 2 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow