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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 63 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 2.29% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 3.13% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £485 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
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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
622 736 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.52% 73.23% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 382 216
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 17
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Life Science
6 2 (9.52%) QA
6 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (9.52%) DSDM
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) ActiveReports
2 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
1 4 (19.05%) Scrum
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) DSDM
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) SunGard