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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 22.15% 23.56% 16.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.33% 25.00% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 25
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£360 £440 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £505 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
150 164 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 94.94% 94.25% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 139 115
Average daily rate £373 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £478 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (64.41%) Banking
2 37 (62.71%) Finance
3 32 (54.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (47.46%) Retail
5 22 (37.29%) Business Analysis
6 11 (18.64%) Retail Banking
7 7 (11.86%) Credit Risk
8 5 (8.47%) BPMN
8 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (8.47%) Validation
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) ISEB
8 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
9 4 (6.78%) Legal
9 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 4 (6.78%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) QA
10 3 (5.08%) Project Management
10 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.08%) ETL
10 3 (5.08%) SAP
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.39%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.69%) IDMS
2 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.69%) OLAP
General
1 38 (64.41%) Banking
2 37 (62.71%) Finance
3 28 (47.46%) Retail
4 11 (18.64%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (37.29%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.47%) Validation
3 5 (8.47%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) BPMN
4 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) Requirements Management
4 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.08%) ETL
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.39%) SDLC
6 2 (3.39%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.39%) Data Management
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (3.39%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
1 2 (3.39%) VBA
1 2 (3.39%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) FATCA
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle
1 3 (5.08%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Pega
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