The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 22 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.14% 6.35% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 8.51% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £270 £475 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% +68.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.32 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -22.80%
Business Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 47 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.29% 74.60% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 61
Median daily rate £325 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £91 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Northern Ireland region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Northern Ireland region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 3 £270 -43.15% 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Equities

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft