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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 51 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 22 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.19% 1.52% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.02% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £394 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +19.10%
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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
675 792 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.30% 75.14% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 409 246
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £16.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (27.59%) Project Management
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Life Science
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) GIS
6 2 (6.90%) Smallworld

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
1 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveReports
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Analyst
2 20 (68.97%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Report Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) EJB
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Life Science
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ACCA
3 1 (3.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) SunGard
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
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