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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 36 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 25 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.33% 2.45% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 3.26% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 17
Median daily rate £425 £406 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £365 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%
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
578 737 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.96% 75.36% 71.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 471 320
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Project Management
3 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
4 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (32.65%) Data Protection
5 16 (32.65%) Business Process Mapping
6 14 (28.57%) BPMN
7 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (24.49%) MS Visio
9 11 (22.45%) SAP
10 10 (20.41%) SQL
11 9 (18.37%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle
12 8 (16.33%) Finance
12 8 (16.33%) SDLC
13 7 (14.29%) CRM
13 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.24%) UML
14 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
14 6 (12.24%) Marketing
15 5 (10.20%) Degree
15 5 (10.20%) Analytics
15 5 (10.20%) Change Management
15 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
15 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
15 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
16 4 (8.16%) MS Office
16 4 (8.16%) Microsoft

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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.16%) MS Office
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) HFM
1 3 (6.12%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (6.12%) Xcelsius
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Automotive
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Analyst
2 34 (69.39%) Business Analyst
3 16 (32.65%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Business Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Business Project Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Hyperion Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Marketing Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Marketing Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Oracle Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XML
1 1 (2.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) User Experience
5 3 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
6 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Project Management
3 19 (38.78%) Waterfall
4 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (32.65%) Business Process Mapping
5 16 (32.65%) Data Protection
6 14 (28.57%) BPMN
7 13 (26.53%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (16.33%) SDLC
9 7 (14.29%) CRM
10 6 (12.24%) UML
11 5 (10.20%) Analytics
11 5 (10.20%) Change Management
11 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
12 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
13 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance
13 3 (6.12%) Logistics
13 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
13 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ACCA
3 3 (6.12%) CIMA
3 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) SAP
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Hyperion
5 2 (4.08%) ESRI
6 1 (2.04%) ATG
6 1 (2.04%) IBM