The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £104 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -45 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.30% 3.53% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 3.80% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £104 £500 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -79.30% +227.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 321 79 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 95.54% 92.94% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 40 40
Median daily rate £413 £385 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +81.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -45 1 £104 -79.30%
Business Analyst
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (42.86%) PMO
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) PMP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft