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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 20 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 48 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.09% 3.49% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 5.05% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 2
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.58%
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
522 297 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.10% 69.07% 71.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 172 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +6 28 £363 +7.40% 3
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 27 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (26.39%) Project Management
3 18 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (22.22%) Publishing
5 14 (19.44%) Finance
5 14 (19.44%) Retail
6 11 (15.28%) Change Management
6 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.89%) Migration
7 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 6 (8.33%) CRM
9 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (8.33%) ETL
9 6 (8.33%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.94%) VoIP
10 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (6.94%) User Stories
11 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
11 4 (5.56%) Workflow
11 4 (5.56%) Marketing
11 4 (5.56%) Use Case
11 4 (5.56%) Web Development

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (2.78%) CMS
1 2 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) TeamSite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Tridion
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) VoIP
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (22.22%) Publishing
2 14 (19.44%) Retail
2 14 (19.44%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (94.44%) Analyst
2 65 (90.28%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Change Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Business Change Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) OBIEE Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Systems Developer
7 2 (2.78%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) CSS
1 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (26.39%) Project Management
3 18 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (15.28%) Change Management
4 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (13.89%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
7 6 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 6 (8.33%) CRM
7 6 (8.33%) ETL
8 5 (6.94%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.94%) User Stories
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.56%) Use Case
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (5.56%) Workflow
9 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Charles River
3 1 (1.39%) Open Text
3 1 (1.39%) Cognos
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
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