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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis 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 Analysis
Rank 15 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.49% 6.32% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 7.97% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 11
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£360 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
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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
125 138 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 79.11% 79.31% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 117 99
Average daily rate £356 £415 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £279 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (52.17%) Banking
3 11 (47.83%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) QA
7 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
7 3 (13.04%) BPMN
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
7 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 2 (8.70%) VBA
8 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
8 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
8 2 (8.70%) PL/1
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mart
General
1 12 (52.17%) Banking
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Retail
4 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
6 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Analyst
2 22 (95.65%) Business Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) BPMN
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Requirements Management
3 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Metadata Management
5 1 (4.35%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VBA
1 2 (8.70%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Pega