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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 14.53% 17.09% 18.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.92% 18.12% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 20
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£363 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £311 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £469 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
157 149 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 91.28% 94.30% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 125 87
Average daily rate £370 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 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 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 31 (49.21%) Banking
3 30 (47.62%) Retail
3 30 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 15 (23.81%) Validation
6 14 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 14 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 12 (19.05%) Requirements Management
8 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
9 7 (11.11%) UML
9 7 (11.11%) SAP
9 7 (11.11%) ISEB
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle
10 6 (9.52%) Credit Risk
10 6 (9.52%) Use Case
11 5 (7.94%) Pega
11 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 5 (7.94%) Workflow
11 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.35%) Change Management
12 4 (6.35%) Migration
12 4 (6.35%) ETL
12 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (6.35%) BPMN
12 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
13 3 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.59%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.17%) Data Mart
2 2 (3.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) OLAP
General
1 37 (58.73%) Finance
2 31 (49.21%) Banking
3 30 (47.62%) Retail
4 14 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.17%) IVR
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 15 (23.81%) Validation
4 12 (19.05%) Requirements Management
5 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.11%) UML
7 6 (9.52%) Use Case
8 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Workflow
8 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) Migration
9 4 (6.35%) ETL
9 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.35%) BPMN
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
10 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) PL/1
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
1 3 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) FATCA
1 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Pega
4 1 (1.59%) Altova
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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