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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 17 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.95% 7.55% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 9.52% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Average daily rate £405 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
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
84 126 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.17% 79.25% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 92
Average daily rate £373 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Retail
4 5 (27.78%) Legal
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
4 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
8 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
8 1 (5.56%) Information Security
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) SQL
8 1 (5.56%) MS Office
8 1 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.56%) Windows

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) Legal
4 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
1 18 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Banking Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Lead Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Pensions Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) SAP