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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.87% 10.37% 20.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.34% 11.02% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 24
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£408 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
Business Analyst
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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
146 127 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 94.19% 94.07% 87.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 90 89
Average daily rate £415 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% +131.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £10.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 41 (58.57%) Retail
3 37 (52.86%) Banking
4 35 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (31.43%) Retail Banking
6 19 (27.14%) Validation
7 18 (25.71%) Business Analysis
8 16 (22.86%) Requirements Management
9 13 (18.57%) UML
10 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
11 11 (15.71%) Migration
11 11 (15.71%) Workflow
12 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.86%) Pega
13 9 (12.86%) Use Case
13 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
13 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
14 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
15 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (8.57%) ISEB
16 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
17 4 (5.71%) BPMN
17 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
17 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
17 4 (5.71%) SOA
17 4 (5.71%) SAP
17 4 (5.71%) SQL
18 3 (4.29%) VBA
18 3 (4.29%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (4.29%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
3 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.43%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.43%) Essbase
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 41 (58.57%) Retail
3 37 (52.86%) Banking
4 22 (31.43%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) XML
1 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (27.14%) Validation
3 18 (25.71%) Business Analysis
4 16 (22.86%) Requirements Management
5 13 (18.57%) UML
6 11 (15.71%) Migration
6 11 (15.71%) Workflow
7 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.86%) Use Case
8 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) BPMN
11 4 (5.71%) SOA
12 3 (4.29%) Project Management
12 3 (4.29%) Change Management
12 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) VBA
3 2 (2.86%) PL/1
4 1 (1.43%) R
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.57%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) VCP4
4 1 (1.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Pega
2 4 (5.71%) SAP
2 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Tableau
4 1 (1.43%) Altova
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) HP
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