The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 32 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 25.95% 18.08% 38.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.70% 19.28% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 83
Average daily rate
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£415 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £32.00 £34.31
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 166 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.67% 93.79% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 115 182
Average daily rate £415 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

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 10 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (37.50%) Banking
3 22 (34.38%) Retail
4 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
6 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
7 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.50%) SQL
8 8 (12.50%) Retail Banking
9 7 (10.94%) QA
9 7 (10.94%) VBA
9 7 (10.94%) Business Objects
9 7 (10.94%) MS Access
9 7 (10.94%) ETL
9 7 (10.94%) Back Office
10 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (7.81%) Xcelsius
10 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.81%) UML
10 5 (7.81%) ATM
10 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (6.25%) Validation
11 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (4.69%) Mobile Commerce
12 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.69%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 2 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) ATM
2 1 (1.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MS Access
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) Xcelsius
2 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (37.50%) Banking
3 22 (34.38%) Retail
4 8 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 7 (10.94%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
1 3 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
3 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.94%) ETL
5 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.81%) UML
6 4 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.69%) Change Management
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (4.69%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (3.13%) Use Case
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) ISEB
1 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Business Objects
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £390 - £435 per day
Posted: 6 days ago