Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 July 2017 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -43 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.34% 1.22% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.52% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £410 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +182.76% -61.33%
10th Percentile £363 £293 £140
90th Percentile £388 £567 £345
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £32.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.46% -8.00% +12.90%

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 499 198 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.30% 80.82% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 95 78
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +36.84% -32.14%
10th Percentile £300 £163 £115
90th Percentile £488 £475 £506
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.69 £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.06% -45.45% +76.79%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £20.87 £20.88 £84.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.82%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Northern Ireland

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Research Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft