Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 83 24
Rank change year-on-year +67 -59 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.47% 0.80% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 0.83% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 7
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £252 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.96% -6.76% -30.32%
10th Percentile £263 £102 £255
90th Percentile £518 £405 £473
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £375 £270
% change year-on-year - +38.89% -30.32%
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 320 599 203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 96.30% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 479 108
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £299 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £452
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 20
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.00 £15.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.80% -7.39% -48.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £22.25 £21.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.83% -7.39% -48.44%

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 22 September 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 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 +67 32 £375 +48.96%
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.75%) Front Office
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 4 (12.50%) Workflow
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (9.38%) Derivative
9 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.38%) Data Management
9 3 (9.38%) Equities

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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) PeopleTools
General
1 12 (37.50%) Banking
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 6 (18.75%) Front Office
5 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
2 3 (9.38%) Equities
2 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Data Management
5 3 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Data Lineage
6 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft