The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 23 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 37 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.88% 2.64% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 3.83% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £297 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £345 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
499 287 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.33% 68.99% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 147 202
Average daily rate £438 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Oxford +1 27 £456 +30.35% 8
Banbury - 2 £390 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £475 - 1
Abingdon - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 24 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (25.29%) Publishing
2 22 (25.29%) Project Management
3 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.99%) Retail
5 19 (21.84%) Finance
6 15 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (17.24%) ISEB
6 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 14 (16.09%) User Stories
7 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.49%) Migration
10 9 (10.34%) Scrum
10 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.34%) UML
10 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.34%) Business Process Mapping
10 9 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (10.34%) Data Integration
10 9 (10.34%) Degree
11 8 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (9.20%) MS Office
12 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
12 7 (8.05%) ETL
12 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (8.05%) Web Development
12 7 (8.05%) Data Architecture
12 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (9.20%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (25.29%) Publishing
2 20 (22.99%) Retail
3 19 (21.84%) Finance
4 5 (5.75%) German Language
5 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 4 (4.60%) Advertising
6 3 (3.45%) Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Billing
7 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.15%) Back Office
8 1 (1.15%) French Language
8 1 (1.15%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (90.80%) Analyst
2 72 (82.76%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Agile Business Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Lead Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) OBIEE Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Technical Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
1 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (25.29%) Project Management
3 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 14 (16.09%) User Stories
6 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (11.49%) Migration
8 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 9 (10.34%) UML
8 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.34%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (8.05%) ETL
9 7 (8.05%) Web Development
9 7 (8.05%) Data Architecture
9 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.90%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) C
2 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) ISEB
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos
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