Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 71 22
Rank change year-on-year +43 -49 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.97% 0.92% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 0.95% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
County Antrim median daily rate £390 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33% +158.62%
10th Percentile £293 £186 £261
90th Percentile £512 £405 £490
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +3.31% -5.63% +175.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £16.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £16.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 389 527 207
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.52% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 440 99
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +30.00%
10th Percentile £261 £278 £103
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.73% +26.92% +21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 15
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.50 £14.56 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.46% +0.41% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.09 £12.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £22.47 £26.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.50 £14.56 £14.38
% change year-on-year -0.41% +1.29% -17.86%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in County Antrim over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in County Antrim

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in County Antrim

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +42 27 £390 +2.63% 1
Newtownabbey - 1 - -
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (60.71%) Business Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (32.14%) Banking
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (21.43%) Workflow
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Use Case
9 4 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (14.29%) UML
9 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (14.29%) Front Office
10 3 (10.71%) Workflow Management
10 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
10 3 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (10.71%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) Power BI
10 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Equities
2 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Business Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Project Management
3 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Workflow
6 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) CRM
7 4 (14.29%) UML
7 4 (14.29%) Use Case
8 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
8 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow Management
9 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Capita
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos
2 1 (3.57%) SAP