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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 37 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 29 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.69% 2.67% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 3.56% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 15
Median daily rate £425 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £348 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £600 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.12%
Business Analysis
Berkshire

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
614 703 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.11% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 421 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2016, 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 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (39.22%) Project Management
4 19 (37.25%) Waterfall
5 17 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 16 (31.37%) Business Process Mapping
7 14 (27.45%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (27.45%) BPMN
8 12 (23.53%) MS Visio
9 11 (21.57%) SAP
10 10 (19.61%) SQL
10 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
11 8 (15.69%) Oracle
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) SDLC
12 6 (11.76%) Marketing
12 6 (11.76%) CRM
12 6 (11.76%) UML
12 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
12 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
13 5 (9.80%) Change Management
13 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
13 5 (9.80%) Degree
14 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
14 4 (7.84%) Retail
14 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
14 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
14 4 (7.84%) MS Excel

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 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
4 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) HFM
1 3 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (5.88%) Xcelsius
3 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Analyst
2 33 (64.71%) Business Analyst
3 16 (31.37%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Hyperion Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Marketing Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Project Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Marketing Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
1 1 (1.96%) XML
1 1 (1.96%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) CMDB
4 3 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (5.88%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (39.22%) Project Management
4 19 (37.25%) Waterfall
5 17 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 16 (31.37%) Business Process Mapping
7 14 (27.45%) BPMN
7 14 (27.45%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.69%) SDLC
9 6 (11.76%) CRM
9 6 (11.76%) UML
10 5 (9.80%) Change Management
10 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.84%) Analytics
11 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.84%) User Stories
12 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (5.88%) Logistics
12 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ACCA
3 3 (5.88%) CIMA
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) SAP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Hyperion
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.92%) ESRI
5 1 (1.96%) ATG
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Informatica
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy