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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.97% 15.20% 19.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.56% 15.95% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 17
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£378 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £309 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £472 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
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
151 163 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 90.42% 95.32% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 131 71
Average daily rate £400 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 35 (53.03%) Retail
3 34 (51.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (50.00%) Banking
5 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
6 18 (27.27%) Retail Banking
6 18 (27.27%) Validation
7 15 (22.73%) MS Visio
8 14 (21.21%) Requirements Management
9 10 (15.15%) UML
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.12%) Workflow
11 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.61%) ISEB
12 7 (10.61%) SAP
13 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle
13 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (9.09%) Use Case
13 6 (9.09%) Pega
14 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
14 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
14 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Analysis
15 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
15 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
15 4 (6.06%) ETL
15 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 3 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.52%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Mart
2 2 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.52%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) OLAP
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
General
1 38 (57.58%) Finance
2 35 (53.03%) Retail
3 33 (50.00%) Banking
4 18 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (28.79%) Business Analysis
3 18 (27.27%) Validation
4 14 (21.21%) Requirements Management
5 10 (15.15%) UML
6 9 (13.64%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) Workflow
7 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.09%) Use Case
9 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.06%) ETL
11 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.55%) Change Management
11 3 (4.55%) Data Management
11 3 (4.55%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
1 3 (4.55%) VBA
2 2 (3.03%) PL/1
3 1 (1.52%) R
3 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) ISEB
2 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) FATCA
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Pega
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Tableau
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.52%) Altova
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