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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 46 41 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 24 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.59% 2.89% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.96% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 4
Median daily rate £340 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £600 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +38.49%
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
730 656 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.92% 72.97% 77.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 332 372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (43.59%) Waterfall
4 14 (35.90%) Business Process Mapping
4 14 (35.90%) Data Protection
5 12 (30.77%) BPMN
5 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
6 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Degree
8 7 (17.95%) User Stories
9 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
11 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
11 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
11 3 (7.69%) Analytics
11 3 (7.69%) User Experience
11 3 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
11 3 (7.69%) CMDB
11 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Retail
11 3 (7.69%) HFM

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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) HFM
1 3 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) PowerCenter
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Analyst
2 30 (76.92%) Business Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Business Systems Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Hyperion Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Development Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SAP CO Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SAP FI Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SAP FI Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) CMDB
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (43.59%) Waterfall
4 14 (35.90%) Business Process Mapping
4 14 (35.90%) Data Protection
5 12 (30.77%) BPMN
6 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 7 (17.95%) User Stories
8 4 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (10.26%) SDLC
9 3 (7.69%) Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.69%) Web Development
10 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.13%) Service Management
10 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ACCA
3 3 (7.69%) CIMA
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Hyperion
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.56%) Informatica
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy
2 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.56%) SAP