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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 37 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.32% 4.55% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 6.15% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £341 £310 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% +113.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

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
176 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 77.53% 73.86% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 27 37
Median daily rate £370 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -19 3 £341 - 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Murex

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Murex Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Murex MxML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FpML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Murex