Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 22 September 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - +30 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.62% - 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
County Antrim median daily rate £388 - £270
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £375 £270
% change year-on-year +3.33% +38.89% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 284 543 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 84.02% 87.30% 85.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 446 97
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £275 £316 £163
90th Percentile £525 £500 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 19
County Antrim median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +7.69% -59.38%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £19.37 £18.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +3.70% -57.81%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in County Antrim

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in County Antrim

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in County Antrim over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in County Antrim

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 19 £388 -
Business Analysis
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Investment Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Front Office
4 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
5 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) Back Office
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) Derivative
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (10.53%) Degree
10 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
11 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
11 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
11 1 (5.26%) QA
11 1 (5.26%) QlikView
11 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 10 (52.63%) Investment Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Front Office
5 6 (31.58%) Back Office
6 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
1 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
2 7 (36.84%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (31.58%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata