The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 17 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 28 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.78% 4.73% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 6.67% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
285 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.17% 71.01% 72.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 71 106
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £13.69 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Publishing
3 15 (25.42%) Project Management
4 13 (22.03%) Retail
5 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (20.34%) ISEB
5 12 (20.34%) User Stories
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
7 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
8 9 (15.25%) Scrum
9 8 (13.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (11.86%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (11.86%) Degree
10 7 (11.86%) UML
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.17%) MS Office
11 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (10.17%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
13 4 (6.78%) Change Management
13 4 (6.78%) CRM
13 4 (6.78%) ETL
13 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Lync
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Office
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (28.81%) Publishing
2 13 (22.03%) Retail
3 11 (18.64%) Finance
4 4 (6.78%) German Language
5 3 (5.08%) Advertising
6 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.69%) French Language
7 1 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (89.83%) Analyst
2 47 (79.66%) Business Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) Agile Business Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Junior
8 2 (3.39%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Project Management
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) User Stories
4 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
5 10 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
6 9 (15.25%) Scrum
7 7 (11.86%) Business Process Mapping
7 7 (11.86%) UML
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.78%) Change Management
10 4 (6.78%) CRM
10 4 (6.78%) ETL
10 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.78%) Data Architecture
10 4 (6.78%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) ISEB
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Cognos
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