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 28 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
28 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 38 33 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.03% 18.13% 35.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.84% 19.76% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 68
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£440 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £365 £280
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 £37.50 £27.63 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -14.98%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 167 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.73% 91.76% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 114 165
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 £297 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 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 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 21 (33.33%) Retail
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
6 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) Retail Banking
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
7 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
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%) QA
8 7 (11.11%) Back Office
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.94%) ATM
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (7.94%) Xcelsius
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk
11 4 (6.35%) UML
11 4 (6.35%) Validation
12 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.76%) SAS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 3 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) ATM
2 1 (1.59%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MS Access
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) Xcelsius
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 21 (33.33%) Retail
4 8 (12.70%) Retail Banking
5 7 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
3 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) UML
6 4 (6.35%) Validation
7 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Use Case
8 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.17%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (3.17%) Change Management
8 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago