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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.69% 4.35% 12.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.69% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £265 £153 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.77% -48.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £147 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £159 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.65%
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
117 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 91.41% 92.75% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 40
Median daily rate £315 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £93 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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
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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 6 £265 +73.77%
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft