Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 77 38
Rank change year-on-year +41 -39 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.38% 0.93% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.02% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Belfast median daily rate £388 £463 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +71.30% -43.16%
County Antrim median daily rate £388 £463 £270
% change year-on-year -16.22% +71.30% -43.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 292 488 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 86.90% 90.37% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 377 142
Belfast median daily rate £400 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £163
90th Percentile £515 £525 £437
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £416 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 18
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £26.25 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Belfast

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Belfast

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Belfast over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Derivative
6 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (12.50%) Teradata
6 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Back Office
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata