Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 42 19
Rank change year-on-year -21 -23 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.20% 1.42% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.79% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Northern Ireland median daily rate £475 £298 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.66% -33.89% +120.86%
10th Percentile £433 £260 £353
90th Percentile £528 £363 £555
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 £35.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.45% +2.29%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 452 280 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.76% 79.32% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 187 60
Northern Ireland median daily rate £418 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% +11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £276 £213 £236
90th Percentile £536 £477 £503
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.25 £42.50 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

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

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
County Antrim -21 6 £475 +59.66%
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Records Management
2 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Records Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java