The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 36 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.23% 2.55% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.80% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 184 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.63% 67.15% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 101 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -39.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £451 - 2
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Business Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) UML
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Lagan
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (5.26%) Degree

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Business Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Analyst
2 17 (89.47%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) UML
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
3 4 (21.05%) Product Management
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) BPR
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Lagan
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
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