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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 18 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.92% 1.79% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.38% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £550 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Business Analysis
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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
89 84 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 81.65% 75.00% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 31
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) OLAP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (60.00%) OLAP
1 3 (60.00%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft