The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 53 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 311 278 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.41% 3.02% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 3.84% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 171 194
Median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £45.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-32.22% +48.39%
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the South East region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the South East region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +32 72 £400 +14.28% 5
Berkshire 0 63 £400 +2.89% 24
Hampshire -1 53 £425 - 12
Surrey -13 32 £450 +12.50% 3
West Sussex -16 27 £405 +1.25% 2
Kent -4 15 £325 +10.16% 4
Oxfordshire -20 15 £350 -7.89% 5
Middlesex 0 10 £388 +47.10%
East Sussex -4 9 £313 -26.47% 1
Home Counties +3 3 - -
Sussex 0 2 £350 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 160 (28.07%) Finance
2 134 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (18.42%) Project Management
4 103 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (14.56%) SQL
5 83 (14.56%) Oracle
6 73 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (11.93%) Banking
9 54 (9.47%) User Stories
10 49 (8.60%) PRINCE2
10 49 (8.60%) Change Management
11 45 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 44 (7.72%) Data Analysis
12 44 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (7.37%) Scrum
14 40 (7.02%) Microsoft
15 38 (6.67%) MS Excel
15 38 (6.67%) PL/SQL
15 38 (6.67%) Retail
16 37 (6.49%) Unix
16 37 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (6.49%) ISEB
16 37 (6.49%) Oracle Database
17 36 (6.32%) SDLC
18 35 (6.14%) ITIL
19 34 (5.96%) Migration
20 33 (5.79%) Telecoms
20 33 (5.79%) Degree
20 33 (5.79%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.40%) SAS
3 7 (1.23%) CMS
3 7 (1.23%) Confluence
4 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.44%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.33%) MS Office
4 14 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.88%) MS Project
6 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.88%) Cognos Planning
3 5 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.88%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.88%) HFM
3 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.70%) Maximo
5 3 (0.53%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.53%) Office 365
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) IaaS
2 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.18%) Trello
3 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.35%) Wireless
2 1 (0.18%) ATM
2 1 (0.18%) FTP
2 1 (0.18%) LAN
2 1 (0.18%) NAS
2 1 (0.18%) Network Security
2 1 (0.18%) SAN
2 1 (0.18%) Skype
2 1 (0.18%) VoIP
2 1 (0.18%) WAN
2 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
1 37 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 32 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 32 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.81%) Big Data
4 16 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (2.63%) QlikView
6 14 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (1.58%) PowerCenter
9 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.23%) DB2
10 7 (1.23%) PowerPivot
10 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (0.88%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.70%) Power BI
14 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (4.74%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (2.63%) JIRA
3 5 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.18%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.18%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 160 (28.07%) Finance
2 68 (11.93%) Banking
3 38 (6.67%) Retail
4 33 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.93%) Marketing
7 10 (1.75%) Automotive
8 9 (1.58%) Legal
9 7 (1.23%) Billing
9 7 (1.23%) Publishing
9 7 (1.23%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.70%) Front Office
11 4 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 394 (69.12%) Analyst
2 335 (58.77%) Business Analyst
3 57 (10.00%) Developer
4 49 (8.60%) Business Systems Analyst
5 37 (6.49%) Financial Analyst
6 35 (6.14%) Project Manager
7 34 (5.96%) Oracle Developer
8 33 (5.79%) Finance Business Analyst
9 28 (4.91%) Systems Analyst
10 26 (4.56%) Consultant
10 26 (4.56%) Oracle Forms Developer
11 25 (4.39%) Data Business Analyst
12 24 (4.21%) IT Analyst
12 24 (4.21%) SQL Developer
13 22 (3.86%) Agile Business Analyst
13 22 (3.86%) Architect
13 22 (3.86%) Business IT Analyst
13 22 (3.86%) IT Business Analyst
13 22 (3.86%) Service Analyst
14 20 (3.51%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.61%) XML
2 13 (2.28%) Web Services
3 10 (1.75%) HTML
4 7 (1.23%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.23%) Middleware
5 6 (1.05%) .NET
5 6 (1.05%) HTML5
5 6 (1.05%) XHTML
6 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.70%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.53%) CSS
8 2 (0.35%) SOAP
8 2 (0.35%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.18%) COM
9 1 (0.18%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.18%) jQuery
9 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 73 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 15 (2.63%) User Experience
4 12 (2.11%) Data Integration
5 11 (1.93%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.23%) CMDB
6 7 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.23%) Statistics
7 6 (1.05%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.70%) Life Science
9 4 (0.70%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.70%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.53%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.53%) FMCG
10 3 (0.53%) NHS
10 3 (0.53%) Wiki
11 2 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.49%) Unix
2 13 (2.28%) Windows
3 3 (0.53%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (18.42%) Project Management
3 103 (18.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (9.47%) User Stories
6 49 (8.60%) Change Management
6 49 (8.60%) PRINCE2
7 45 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 44 (7.72%) Data Analysis
8 44 (7.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (7.37%) Scrum
10 36 (6.32%) SDLC
11 35 (6.14%) ITIL
12 34 (5.96%) Migration
13 33 (5.79%) Asset Management
14 30 (5.26%) Business Development
15 29 (5.09%) Analytics
16 28 (4.91%) Business Process Mapping
17 26 (4.56%) CRM
17 26 (4.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (14.56%) SQL
2 38 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 28 (4.91%) Shell Script
4 15 (2.63%) Java
5 14 (2.46%) C#
6 11 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.23%) VB
7 7 (1.23%) VBA
8 3 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.35%) JCL
9 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (6.49%) ISEB
2 33 (5.79%) Degree
3 25 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.75%) ACCA
5 10 (1.75%) CIMA
6 9 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.70%) CBAP
9 4 (0.70%) IIBA
9 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.70%) PMP
10 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.35%) MCSD
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.40%) QA
2 7 (1.23%) SLA
3 6 (1.05%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.70%) FATCA
5 3 (0.53%) COBIT
5 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.70%) Control-M
2 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (14.56%) Oracle
2 40 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.44%) SAP
4 15 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.11%) Hyperion
6 10 (1.75%) Remedy
7 9 (1.58%) Cognos
7 9 (1.58%) Informatica
7 9 (1.58%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.40%) Tableau
9 6 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.88%) Anaplan
10 5 (0.88%) Pega
10 5 (0.88%) Teradata
10 5 (0.88%) Vermilion
11 4 (0.70%) BMC
11 4 (0.70%) IBM
12 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.53%) Infor
12 3 (0.53%) Kronos
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