The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analytics
Rank 578 523 560
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +37
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 26 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.082% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 9
Average daily rate
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£431 £375 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -17.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £175 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £411 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £294 £445
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -33.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK.

Business Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analytics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 17 £400 +6.66% 16
London +7 10 £281 -25.00% 8
Edinburgh - 7 £475 -
Scotland - 7 £475 -
Berkshire +6 3 £413 -
West Midlands -6 3 £550 - 1
South East -36 3 £413 +22.22% 4
City of London +6 1 £400 +6.66% 6
Reading - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 4
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brackley - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chester - - - -
Cheshunt - - - -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (32.61%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
5 9 (19.57%) Data Management
6 8 (17.39%) Marketing
6 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
7 7 (15.22%) ERP
7 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
7 7 (15.22%) Master Data Management
8 6 (13.04%) ETL
8 6 (13.04%) SAS
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Big Data
8 6 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Open Source
9 5 (10.87%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (8.70%) Market Research
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) Cognos
10 4 (8.70%) Service Management
11 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
11 3 (6.52%) VB
11 3 (6.52%) Informatica

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SPSS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.52%) QlikView
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
6 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.17%) DataStage
6 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Economics
2 3 (6.52%) Statistics
2 3 (6.52%) Data Conversion
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) New Media
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) Data Management
4 7 (15.22%) ERP
4 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.22%) Master Data Management
5 6 (13.04%) ETL
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) Market Research
7 4 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
8 3 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.52%) Data Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.52%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VB
2 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) R
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Cognos
3 3 (6.52%) Informatica
3 3 (6.52%) JDA
3 3 (6.52%) Manugistics
3 3 (6.52%) Omniture
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Primavera
5 1 (2.17%) Aprimo
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
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