The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Halifax region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.04% 18.18% 18.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.32% 18.84% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 23
Median daily rate £350 £358 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £334 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £453 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
111 138 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 98.23% 96.50% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 107 118
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £259 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Halifax region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 27 September 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) Banking
3 18 (46.15%) Retail
4 14 (35.90%) Business Analysis
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (28.21%) Retail Banking
6 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (20.51%) Requirements Management
8 7 (17.95%) Validation
8 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
10 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) ISEB
10 5 (12.82%) UML
11 4 (10.26%) DSDM
11 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
11 4 (10.26%) MS Project
11 4 (10.26%) Migration
11 4 (10.26%) Legal
11 4 (10.26%) CMS
11 4 (10.26%) Content Management
11 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
11 4 (10.26%) QA
11 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
12 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
12 3 (7.69%) Use Case
12 3 (7.69%) Data Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.26%) MS Project
3 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
4 2 (5.13%) MS Office
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 19 (48.72%) Banking
3 18 (46.15%) Retail
4 11 (28.21%) Retail Banking
5 4 (10.26%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (35.90%) Business Analysis
2 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) Requirements Management
4 7 (17.95%) Validation
5 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.82%) UML
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) DSDM
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.56%) PL/1
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) SAP