The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 30 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.30% 16.48% 34.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.70% 17.75% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 69
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£440 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £352 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £446 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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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
166 169 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 94.32% 92.86% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 115 178
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 24 (36.36%) Banking
3 20 (30.30%) Retail
4 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 12 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 11 (16.67%) SQL
8 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.61%) MS Access
9 7 (10.61%) ETL
9 7 (10.61%) SAS
9 7 (10.61%) VBA
9 7 (10.61%) Business Objects
9 7 (10.61%) Retail Banking
10 6 (9.09%) QA
10 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (7.58%) Xcelsius
11 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
11 5 (7.58%) Mobile Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) ATM
11 5 (7.58%) Back Office
11 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
11 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (6.06%) Validation
12 4 (6.06%) XML

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) ATM
2 1 (1.52%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) MS Access
2 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) Xcelsius
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Rational Rose
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 24 (36.36%) Banking
3 20 (30.30%) Retail
4 7 (10.61%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.58%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) XSLT
3 2 (3.03%) Drools
3 2 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
3 12 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.61%) ETL
5 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.58%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (6.06%) Validation
8 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.55%) UML
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Requirements Management
9 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.03%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.03%) Analytics
9 2 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Customer Insight
10 1 (1.52%) Risk Analytics
10 1 (1.52%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.55%) Teradata
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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