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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 49 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.66% 2.07% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.81% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 21
Median daily rate £400 £424 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.54% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
540 747 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.48% 73.67% 70.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 505 336
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 11
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 £15.15 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Project Management
2 19 (39.58%) Waterfall
3 16 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 16 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (29.17%) BPMN
5 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 11 (22.92%) SAP
8 10 (20.83%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 8 (16.67%) Oracle
10 8 (16.67%) CRM
10 8 (16.67%) SDLC
11 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.58%) Marketing
12 6 (12.50%) Analytics
12 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
12 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 6 (12.50%) UML
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
13 5 (10.42%) MS Office
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.42%) Retail
14 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
14 4 (8.33%) Degree

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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.42%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) HFM
2 1 (2.08%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.25%) Xcelsius
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Analyst
2 33 (68.75%) Business Analyst
3 16 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Business Manager
8 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Marketing Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Marketing Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Oracle Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Business IT Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) SOAP
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) XML
1 1 (2.08%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Project Management
2 19 (39.58%) Waterfall
3 16 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 16 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (29.17%) BPMN
5 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.67%) CRM
6 8 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (12.50%) Analytics
7 6 (12.50%) UML
8 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (6.25%) Information Assurance
10 3 (6.25%) Logistics
10 3 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ACCA
3 1 (2.08%) CIMA
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) SAP
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) ESRI
5 1 (2.08%) ATG
5 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.08%) IBM