Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.57% - 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Belfast median daily rate £388 - £270
County Antrim median daily rate £388 - £270
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 275 549 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 83.84% 88.83% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 444 109
Belfast median daily rate £422 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £275 £304 £163
90th Percentile £516 £500 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £422 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +2.30% +26.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 16
Belfast median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.43% -10.40% +2.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £27.10 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +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 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (73.33%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 8 (53.33%) Front Office
4 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Back Office
7 5 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (26.67%) Wealth Management
8 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (20.00%) Derivative
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
11 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
11 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
11 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
11 1 (6.67%) QlikView
11 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.67%) QA
11 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management

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 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
General
1 11 (73.33%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Front Office
5 6 (40.00%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Manager
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
1 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
2 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Wealth Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata