Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.78% 2.71% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 2.83% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
County Antrim median daily rate £350 £469 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +44.23% -27.78%
10th Percentile £324 £431 £267
90th Percentile £555 £785 £345
Northern Ireland median daily rate £350 £469 £325
% change year-on-year -25.33% +44.23% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 287 460 352
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.40% 95.83% 98.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 318 243
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £430 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +17.81% +12.31%
10th Percentile £270 £284 £238
90th Percentile £488 £538 £550
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £430 £370
% change year-on-year -6.98% +16.22% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 28
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £12.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +15.04% -26.29%
10th Percentile £9.78 £10.58 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.88 £18.73 £23.08
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £12.17
% change year-on-year +10.34% +19.15% -20.20%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +24 15 £350 -25.33%
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Data Lineage
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (13.33%) Equities
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (13.33%) FMCG
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP APO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) FMCG
2 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Data Lineage
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) HOOD
4 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (6.67%) Post-Production
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft