The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 14 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.27% 4.68% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 5.63% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 8
Median daily rate £405 £342 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £38.50 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-20.77% +26.95%
Business Analysis
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 142 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 84.21% 83.04% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 108 114
Median daily rate £400 £370 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (16.67%) ATM
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) Legal
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
8 1 (8.33%) QA
8 1 (8.33%) Use Case
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Confluence
8 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (8.33%) Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) JIRA
8 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (8.33%) Server Building

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft