The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.81% 1.81% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.29% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £450 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £272 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £585 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 743 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.06% 79.13% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 447 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 9 (45.00%) Finance
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (40.00%) Analytics
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) CRM
3 7 (35.00%) PLM
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (30.00%) Spanish Language
4 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (30.00%) Business Development
4 6 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 6 (30.00%) Case Management
4 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 6 (30.00%) MBA
4 6 (30.00%) Economics
4 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Google
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
4 6 (30.00%) IBM
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) OLAP
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) NUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (30.00%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (30.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Business Manager
4 6 (30.00%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.00%) Development Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) EPoS Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Economics
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
1 8 (40.00%) CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) PLM
3 6 (30.00%) Business Development
3 6 (30.00%) Business Transformation
3 6 (30.00%) Case Management
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) MBA
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Google
1 6 (30.00%) HP
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft