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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 22 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.69% 9.29% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 11.45% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 0
Average daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
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
247 297 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.97% 81.15% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 82
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 17 (65.38%) Project Management
1 17 (65.38%) Data Analysis
2 11 (42.31%) Publishing
3 10 (38.46%) User Stories
3 10 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) ETL
6 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Data Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
7 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (19.23%) UML
8 4 (15.38%) ISEB
8 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) OBIEE Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Consultant
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) OBIEE Consultant
7 3 (11.54%) Business Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Graduate
7 3 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Business Information Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Data Analysis
1 17 (65.38%) Project Management
2 10 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
2 10 (38.46%) User Stories
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Data Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (19.23%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Release Management
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Talend