The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analytics
Rank 562 554 526
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 33 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.032% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.042% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 13
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£413 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £281 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £500 £294
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +70.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Business Analytics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analytics across the England region.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analytics across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics across the England region.

Business Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Analytics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analytics across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Analytics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Business Analytics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 17 £375 +7.14% 6
West Midlands +5 6 £413 -25.00%
North West - 4 £550 - 1
East of England +2 3 - -
South East -10 3 - - 5
Business Analytics
UK

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analytics.

1 49 (100.00%) Analytics
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
4 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (24.49%) Python
6 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (22.45%) Marketing
7 10 (20.41%) Data Management
7 10 (20.41%) SAS
7 10 (20.41%) R
8 9 (18.37%) Visualisation
8 9 (18.37%) Data Mining
9 8 (16.33%) Retail
9 8 (16.33%) Open Source
9 8 (16.33%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
10 7 (14.29%) Project Management
11 6 (12.24%) SPSS
11 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
11 6 (12.24%) Master Data Management
12 5 (10.20%) ETL
12 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (10.20%) CRM
12 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 5 (10.20%) Java
12 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
13 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
13 4 (8.16%) Degree
13 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
13 4 (8.16%) Oracle

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SPSS
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Maximo
2 1 (2.04%) Unica
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Data Mining
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (6.12%) DTS
4 3 (6.12%) QlikView
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) OLAP
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) Spotfire
5 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Marketing
3 8 (16.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) German Language
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Business Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Designer
4 6 (12.24%) Data Scientist
5 3 (6.12%) Maximo Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) SAS Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) MI Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (2.04%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) JMS
1 2 (4.08%) JSON
1 2 (4.08%) REST
1 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.41%) Data Management
4 8 (16.33%) Statistical Modelling
4 8 (16.33%) Open Source
5 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 7 (14.29%) Project Management
6 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.24%) Master Data Management
7 5 (10.20%) ETL
7 5 (10.20%) CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (6.12%) Information Management
9 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) Python
3 10 (20.41%) R
4 5 (10.20%) Java
5 3 (6.12%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Tableau
3 2 (4.08%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.08%) Teradata
3 2 (4.08%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Alias
4 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.04%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.04%) Netezza
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore