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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.39% 22.44% 19.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.99% 23.81% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 27
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£342 £415 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £325 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.23%
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
141 147 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.76% 94.23% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 129 108
Average daily rate £360 £396 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £293 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (58.46%) Finance
2 34 (52.31%) Banking
3 32 (49.23%) Retail
3 32 (49.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 16 (24.62%) Retail Banking
6 11 (16.92%) MS Visio
7 9 (13.85%) Validation
7 9 (13.85%) Requirements Management
8 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.77%) SAP
10 6 (9.23%) Oracle
10 6 (9.23%) ISEB
10 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Credit Risk
11 5 (7.69%) Migration
11 5 (7.69%) Change Management
12 4 (6.15%) PL/1
12 4 (6.15%) ETL
12 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
12 4 (6.15%) SQL
12 4 (6.15%) VBA
12 4 (6.15%) UML
12 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (6.15%) BPMN
13 3 (4.62%) Data Mapping
13 3 (4.62%) Pega
13 3 (4.62%) Oracle General Ledger
13 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.08%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.54%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.08%) Data Mart
2 2 (3.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.54%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.54%) IDMS
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
3 1 (1.54%) OLAP
General
1 38 (58.46%) Finance
2 34 (52.31%) Banking
3 32 (49.23%) Retail
4 16 (24.62%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XML
1 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.62%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.08%) IVR
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 9 (13.85%) Requirements Management
3 9 (13.85%) Validation
4 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
5 6 (9.23%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) ETL
7 4 (6.15%) UML
7 4 (6.15%) BPMN
8 3 (4.62%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.62%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.62%) Data Management
8 3 (4.62%) Use Case
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) SQL
1 4 (6.15%) VBA
1 4 (6.15%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) FATCA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) SAP
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Pega
4 1 (1.54%) Altova
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