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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 66 73 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 255 252 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.10% 2.55% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.21% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 166 226
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £43.69 £29.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.09% -33.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.64 £24.00 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.74 £60.24 £52.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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
Hampshire +37 71 £386 -8.47% 9
Berkshire +10 58 £425 +13.33% 4
Surrey +10 31 £438 -2.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 31 £410 +2.50% 3
West Sussex +17 28 £400 +14.28% 3
Oxfordshire -29 17 £450 +11.80% 1
East Sussex -3 8 £425 -3.40% 2
Kent +6 6 £325 -20.00%
Middlesex -3 3 £450 +2.27% 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (24.74%) Finance
3 117 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
5 106 (18.47%) Project Management
6 80 (13.94%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (11.67%) Change Management
8 61 (10.63%) User Stories
9 59 (10.28%) SAP
10 58 (10.10%) Banking
11 57 (9.93%) SQL
12 54 (9.41%) Oracle
13 52 (9.06%) Scrum
14 51 (8.89%) Use Case
15 50 (8.71%) Migration
15 50 (8.71%) Microsoft
16 49 (8.54%) Retail
17 48 (8.36%) Management Information System
17 48 (8.36%) Waterfall
18 47 (8.19%) Telecoms
18 47 (8.19%) ISEB
19 46 (8.01%) SDLC
20 44 (7.67%) Degree
21 37 (6.45%) ITIL
21 37 (6.45%) PRINCE2
22 36 (6.27%) MS Office
23 35 (6.10%) MS Visio
24 33 (5.75%) Data Modelling
24 33 (5.75%) Workflow
24 33 (5.75%) Marketing

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 18 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.57%) CMS
3 8 (1.39%) Documentum
4 6 (1.05%) Confluence
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (0.87%) SAS
6 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (6.27%) MS Office
2 35 (6.10%) MS Visio
3 29 (5.05%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.87%) Cognos Planning
5 5 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.70%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.70%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
7 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.52%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.17%) HFM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.57%) Office 365
2 4 (0.70%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.17%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.52%) Internet
1 3 (0.52%) Wireless
2 2 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.17%) Network Security
3 1 (0.17%) SMS
3 1 (0.17%) VoIP
3 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
1 21 (3.66%) Relational Database
2 15 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.74%) Big Data
4 10 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.05%) SQL Server
8 5 (0.87%) PowerCenter
8 5 (0.87%) QlikView
8 5 (0.87%) Spotfire
9 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.70%) Power BI
9 4 (0.70%) Xcelsius
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (2.61%) JIRA
2 10 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.22%) Ant
4 7 (1.22%) CruiseControl
4 7 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.22%) JUnit
4 7 (1.22%) Subversion
5 6 (1.05%) StarTeam
6 5 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.17%) CaliberRM
9 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 142 (24.74%) Finance
2 58 (10.10%) Banking
3 49 (8.54%) Retail
4 47 (8.19%) Telecoms
5 33 (5.75%) Marketing
6 24 (4.18%) Manufacturing
7 22 (3.83%) Automotive
8 14 (2.44%) Legal
9 9 (1.57%) Electronics
10 7 (1.22%) Military
10 7 (1.22%) Publishing
11 6 (1.05%) Local Government
12 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Billing
13 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.35%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Back Office
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 418 (72.82%) Analyst
2 360 (62.72%) Business Analyst
3 46 (8.01%) Project Manager
4 43 (7.49%) Developer
5 42 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
6 39 (6.79%) Systems Analyst
7 31 (5.40%) Agile Business Analyst
8 30 (5.23%) Financial Analyst
9 28 (4.88%) Digital Analyst
10 27 (4.70%) Digital Business Analyst
11 25 (4.36%) Consultant
12 24 (4.18%) Service Analyst
13 23 (4.01%) Data Business Analyst
13 23 (4.01%) Finance Business Analyst
14 22 (3.83%) Oracle Developer
15 20 (3.48%) Process Analyst
16 19 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 19 (3.31%) IT Analyst
17 18 (3.14%) Business IT Analyst
18 17 (2.96%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.26%) Web Services
2 12 (2.09%) HTML
3 11 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 11 (1.92%) HTML5
3 11 (1.92%) XHTML
3 11 (1.92%) XML
4 7 (1.22%) .NET
4 7 (1.22%) WDK
5 4 (0.70%) OAuth
6 3 (0.52%) Mason
7 2 (0.35%) Middleware
8 1 (0.17%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.17%) Java EE
8 1 (0.17%) jQuery
8 1 (0.17%) JSP
8 1 (0.17%) SOAP
8 1 (0.17%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.36%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.96%) User Experience
4 16 (2.79%) Data Integration
5 12 (2.09%) Visualisation
6 10 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.39%) Life Science
8 7 (1.22%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.05%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.05%) PMI
10 5 (0.87%) CMDB
10 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.87%) Statistics
11 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.70%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.70%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.70%) Social Media
12 3 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.44%) Unix
2 5 (0.87%) Windows
3 4 (0.70%) Linux
4 2 (0.35%) Android
4 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 106 (18.47%) Project Management
4 80 (13.94%) Business Intelligence
5 67 (11.67%) Change Management
6 61 (10.63%) User Stories
7 52 (9.06%) Scrum
8 51 (8.89%) Use Case
9 50 (8.71%) Migration
10 48 (8.36%) Waterfall
11 46 (8.01%) SDLC
12 37 (6.45%) ITIL
12 37 (6.45%) PRINCE2
13 33 (5.75%) Data Modelling
13 33 (5.75%) Workflow
14 32 (5.57%) UML
15 30 (5.23%) Data Analysis
16 29 (5.05%) BPMN
17 28 (4.88%) CRM
18 27 (4.70%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.93%) SQL
2 31 (5.40%) Java
3 25 (4.36%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.96%) C
5 13 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.26%) VB
6 12 (2.09%) C#
7 10 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.57%) C++
9 6 (1.05%) ABAP
10 3 (0.52%) COBOL
11 2 (0.35%) Perl
11 2 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.17%) JCL
12 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (8.19%) ISEB
2 44 (7.67%) Degree
3 30 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.22%) ACCA
7 7 (1.22%) CIMA
7 7 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.87%) CBAP
9 4 (0.70%) PMP
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.35%) IIBA
11 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.17%) AAT
12 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.48%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) Solvency II
3 8 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.87%) SLA
6 4 (0.70%) COBIT
6 4 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.52%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.35%) GxP
8 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (10.28%) SAP
2 54 (9.41%) Oracle
3 50 (8.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.74%) Cognos
5 10 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 9 (1.57%) Tableau
7 8 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (1.22%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.87%) Anaplan
9 5 (0.87%) Capita
9 5 (0.87%) Infor
9 5 (0.87%) Remedy
9 5 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.70%) IBM
10 4 (0.70%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.52%) Adobe
11 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.52%) BMC
11 3 (0.52%) Pega
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