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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 21 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.89% 12.65% 34.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.45% 13.55% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 72
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£435 £373 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.77% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
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
147 155 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.04% 93.37% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 108 189
Average daily rate £425 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +93.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 21 (33.33%) Banking
2 21 (33.33%) Retail
3 17 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
7 8 (12.70%) SAS
8 7 (11.11%) MS Access
8 7 (11.11%) VBA
8 7 (11.11%) Business Objects
8 7 (11.11%) ETL
8 7 (11.11%) Retail Banking
9 6 (9.52%) QA
9 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (7.94%) Xcelsius
10 5 (7.94%) Validation
10 5 (7.94%) Credit Risk
10 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (6.35%) Mobile Commerce
11 4 (6.35%) XML
11 4 (6.35%) Mobile Payment

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (12.70%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) ATM
2 1 (1.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MS Access
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) Xcelsius
3 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 21 (33.33%) Banking
2 21 (33.33%) Retail
3 7 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) XSLT
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.35%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.94%) Validation
6 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
7 4 (6.35%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.76%) UML
8 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.17%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.17%) Analytics
9 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.76%) Teradata
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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