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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 27.27% 13.46% 21.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.47% 14.48% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 21
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£431 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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
128 145 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 89.51% 92.95% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 108 76
Average daily rate £425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +136.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (67.65%) Finance
2 37 (54.41%) Retail
3 34 (50.00%) Banking
4 28 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 16 (23.53%) Retail Banking
7 13 (19.12%) Validation
8 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.71%) Requirements Management
9 10 (14.71%) Migration
9 10 (14.71%) SQL
9 10 (14.71%) UML
10 9 (13.24%) Workflow
11 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.76%) SAS
11 8 (11.76%) Use Case
12 7 (10.29%) Pega
12 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
13 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk
14 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
14 5 (7.35%) VBA
14 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
14 5 (7.35%) ISEB
14 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
14 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
15 4 (5.88%) SOA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.41%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.88%) MS Access
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Xcelsius
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) Essbase
General
1 46 (67.65%) Finance
2 37 (54.41%) Retail
3 34 (50.00%) Banking
4 16 (23.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) XSLT
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 13 (19.12%) Validation
4 10 (14.71%) Migration
4 10 (14.71%) UML
4 10 (14.71%) Requirements Management
5 9 (13.24%) Workflow
6 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.76%) Use Case
7 7 (10.29%) Data Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.88%) SOA
10 4 (5.88%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) Project Management
10 4 (5.88%) BPMN
10 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.88%) Analytics
11 3 (4.41%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) R
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) CCA
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Pega
2 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
2 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.41%) Teradata
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Tableau
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