The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 31 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 7 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.22% 5.60% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 6.72% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 16
Median daily rate £375 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £43.43 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%
Business Analysis
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 387 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.63% 83.41% 75.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 274 164
Median daily rate £375 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 24
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £16.30 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £59.50 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 2 £375 -
Preston - 2 £358 -
Fleetwood -2 1 £563 +70.45%
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Use Case
3 16 (50.00%) Open Source
3 16 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 16 (50.00%) UML
3 16 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 16 (50.00%) OO
4 15 (46.88%) Service Design
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle
6 12 (37.50%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) Python
6 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (37.50%) SaltStack
6 12 (37.50%) Puppet
6 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 11 (34.38%) IaaS
8 10 (31.25%) JIRA
8 10 (31.25%) Apache
8 10 (31.25%) Unix
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (21.88%) SEO
11 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
11 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 10 (31.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) IaaS
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (3.13%) QlikView
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Build Forge
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Analyst
2 26 (81.25%) Business Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Software Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) ITSM Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Public Sector Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Project Management
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Use Case
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 16 (50.00%) OO
3 16 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 16 (50.00%) Open Source
3 16 (50.00%) UML
3 16 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 15 (46.88%) Service Design
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (21.88%) SEO
7 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) SFIA
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
11 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 12 (37.50%) Java
1 12 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
1 12 (37.50%) SaltStack
2 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) SAP