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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 22 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 21 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.42% 3.02% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.14% 4.70% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Average daily rate
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£385 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.39% +21.30%
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
258 149 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.90% 64.22% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 94 117
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £10.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% +34.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
3 15 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 15 (27.78%) Java
4 14 (25.93%) SQL
4 14 (25.93%) Data Analysis
5 13 (24.07%) Java EE
5 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (18.52%) Data Architecture
7 10 (18.52%) ETL
7 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (14.81%) Time Management
8 8 (14.81%) CMS
8 8 (14.81%) Publishing
8 8 (14.81%) Migration
9 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 6 (11.11%) Finance
10 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.26%) ISEB
11 5 (9.26%) UML

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (14.81%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.81%) Publishing
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Analyst
2 28 (51.85%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) OBIEE Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Data Modeller
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) ETL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.56%) OBIEE Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Java EE
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Flex
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
3 15 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 14 (25.93%) Data Analysis
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.52%) Data Architecture
6 10 (18.52%) ETL
6 10 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (14.81%) Time Management
7 8 (14.81%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
10 5 (9.26%) UML
10 5 (9.26%) Data Management
10 5 (9.26%) Master Data Management
11 4 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
12 3 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CBAP
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP