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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 30 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 45 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.21% 4.52% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 6.20% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 14
Average daily rate
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£381 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £435 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +65.78%
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
576 387 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.45% 72.88% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 243 231
Average daily rate £413 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £9.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 24 £358 -0.69%
Banbury - 4 £435 - 1
Abingdon -1 1 £388 - 1
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (28.41%) Project Management
2 23 (26.14%) Publishing
3 20 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.05%) ETL
5 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (15.91%) Workflow
6 14 (15.91%) Data Analysis
7 13 (14.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (14.77%) Data Architecture
7 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 12 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
9 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (11.36%) Oracle
10 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.23%) Migration
10 9 (10.23%) User Stories
11 8 (9.09%) UML
12 7 (7.95%) SQL
12 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
12 7 (7.95%) CMS
12 7 (7.95%) Finance
12 7 (7.95%) Use Case
13 6 (6.82%) Degree
13 6 (6.82%) JIRA
13 6 (6.82%) Digital Media

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (7.95%) CMS
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) ERwin
General
1 23 (26.14%) Publishing
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (89.77%) Analyst
2 69 (78.41%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Developer
4 7 (7.95%) OBIEE Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
1 2 (2.27%) Java EE
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) New Media
4 4 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.14%) Derivative
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Project Management
2 20 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.05%) ETL
5 14 (15.91%) Workflow
5 14 (15.91%) Data Analysis
6 13 (14.77%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (14.77%) Data Architecture
7 12 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
7 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
8 9 (10.23%) Migration
8 9 (10.23%) User Stories
9 8 (9.09%) UML
10 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.95%) Use Case
11 6 (6.82%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (5.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) ISEB
2 3 (3.41%) PMP
2 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CBAP
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) Siebel
4 2 (2.27%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore