The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 31 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.61% 3.08% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 4.35% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 14
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£350 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £433 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £503 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+45.55% -44.78%
Business Analysis
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 207 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.86% 70.89% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 119 121
Average daily rate £380 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 40
Average hourly rate £35.05 £25.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.45% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) Lagan
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) Product Management
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) Use Case
2 4 (28.57%) Product Management
2 4 (28.57%) BDD
2 4 (28.57%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Lagan