The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.33% 19.75% 22.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.56% 20.53% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 34
Median daily rate £374 £360 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
135 151 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.54% 96.18% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 114 140
Median daily rate £379 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.27% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Halifax region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 24 (54.55%) Banking
3 20 (45.45%) Retail
4 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) Retail Banking
8 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
9 8 (18.18%) Validation
10 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (11.36%) QA
12 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
12 5 (11.36%) UML
12 5 (11.36%) ISEB
12 5 (11.36%) Project Management
12 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
13 4 (9.09%) CMS
13 4 (9.09%) Legal
13 4 (9.09%) Migration
13 4 (9.09%) MS Project
14 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
14 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
14 3 (6.82%) Credit Risk
14 3 (6.82%) Use Case
14 3 (6.82%) SQL
14 3 (6.82%) XML
14 3 (6.82%) DSDM
14 3 (6.82%) SAS

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
4 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
5 2 (4.55%) MS Office
5 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 24 (54.55%) Banking
3 20 (45.45%) Retail
4 12 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) Front Office
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) WCF
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
4 8 (18.18%) Validation
5 5 (11.36%) Business Transformation
5 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) UML
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Content Management
7 3 (6.82%) Data Management
7 3 (6.82%) DSDM
7 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
8 2 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 2 (4.55%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VBA
3 1 (2.27%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) CRD IV
3 1 (2.27%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) Teradata
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