The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analytics
UK
Rank 531 534 549
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 60 84 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 28
Median daily rate £450 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £456
% change year-on-year
+6.17% -11.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £24.80 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +9 50 £418 +1.82% 23
London -9 26 £463 -2.63% 10
South East +29 12 £403 +56.92% 3
West Sussex +10 7 £403 -
City of London -5 7 £350 -12.50% 6
Scotland +32 6 £450 +2.85% 1
South West +21 5 £460 +17.94%
Gloucester - 5 £460 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £460 -
South Wales - 4 £525 - 1
East Grinstead - 4 £403 -
West Midlands - 4 £400 - 3
Wales - 4 £525 - 1
Edinburgh +25 3 £388 -11.42% 1
North West +22 3 £500 +37.93% 1
Coventry - 3 £400 -
Newport - 3 - - 1
Berkshire +12 2 £400 +55.94%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £358 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £358 -
Horsham - 2 £573 -
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
Manchester +13 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Worthing - 1 £388 -
Liverpool - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £500 -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Analytics.

1 127 (100.00%) Analytics
2 80 (62.99%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (33.07%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (32.28%) SQL
4 41 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (20.47%) Finance
7 25 (19.69%) Python
7 25 (19.69%) Tableau
8 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
8 24 (18.90%) ETL
8 24 (18.90%) Project Management
9 23 (18.11%) Big Data
10 20 (15.75%) Data Analytics
11 19 (14.96%) Visualisation
12 18 (14.17%) Oracle
12 18 (14.17%) SAP
13 17 (13.39%) SAS
13 17 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
13 17 (13.39%) QlikView
14 16 (12.60%) Degree
14 16 (12.60%) Data Analysis
14 16 (12.60%) Teradata
14 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
14 16 (12.60%) Hadoop
15 15 (11.81%) Apache Spark
15 15 (11.81%) Data Modelling
16 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
16 14 (11.02%) R

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (13.39%) SAS
2 15 (11.81%) Apache Spark
3 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.51%) Apache
5 5 (3.94%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.15%) CMS
7 3 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.51%) MS Office
2 7 (5.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.94%) CPLEX
3 5 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.51%) Azure Machine Learning
3 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.15%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) Big Data
2 17 (13.39%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (13.39%) QlikView
3 16 (12.60%) Hadoop
3 16 (12.60%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.45%) Power BI
5 11 (8.66%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
7 8 (6.30%) Data Lake
8 7 (5.51%) HDInsight
8 7 (5.51%) OLAP
8 7 (5.51%) Sqoop
9 6 (4.72%) HBase
9 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.72%) Pentaho
10 4 (3.15%) DataStage
10 4 (3.15%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (20.47%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Retail
3 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Marketing
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Law
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Local Government
4 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 32 (25.20%) Analyst
2 24 (18.90%) Architect
3 22 (17.32%) Developer
4 17 (13.39%) Business Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Data Architect
6 11 (8.66%) Consultant
7 10 (7.87%) Business Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Big Data Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Analytics Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Business Consultant
9 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Hadoop Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Report Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.72%) Web Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Business Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Business Architect
12 4 (3.15%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) scikit-learn
2 3 (2.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.36%) CSS
2 3 (2.36%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) COM+
3 2 (1.57%) D3.js
3 2 (1.57%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.79%) Apache CXF
4 1 (0.79%) Apache OpenJPA
4 1 (0.79%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.79%) HTML5
4 1 (0.79%) JPA
4 1 (0.79%) jQuery
4 1 (0.79%) JSF
4 1 (0.79%) JSON
4 1 (0.79%) Mason
4 1 (0.79%) MDX
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.07%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.96%) Visualisation
3 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.30%) Data Integration
4 8 (6.30%) Statistics
5 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.72%) PMI
6 5 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.94%) User Experience
7 4 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.15%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.36%) Data Conversion
8 3 (2.36%) Data Extraction
8 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.57%) Clustering
9 2 (1.57%) Neural Network
9 2 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.57%) Physics
9 2 (1.57%) Social Network
10 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.15%) Linux
2 4 (3.15%) Unix
3 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (100.00%) Analytics
2 80 (62.99%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (18.90%) ETL
5 24 (18.90%) Project Management
6 20 (15.75%) Data Analytics
7 16 (12.60%) Data Analysis
8 15 (11.81%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.24%) Business Analysis
9 13 (10.24%) Change Management
10 12 (9.45%) Data Management
10 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2
11 11 (8.66%) Predictive Analytics
12 10 (7.87%) Open Source
12 10 (7.87%) Scrum
13 9 (7.09%) Data Architecture
13 9 (7.09%) Data Governance
13 9 (7.09%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (7.09%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.28%) SQL
2 25 (19.69%) Python
3 14 (11.02%) R
4 7 (5.51%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.51%) VBA
5 6 (4.72%) C
6 5 (3.94%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.15%) ABAP
7 4 (3.15%) C++
7 4 (3.15%) Perl
8 3 (2.36%) Java
8 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.57%) C#
9 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.57%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 14 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.57%) HNC
6 2 (1.57%) MCAD
6 2 (1.57%) MCSD
7 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) CBAP
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 2 (1.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) Kibana
1 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Tableau
2 18 (14.17%) Oracle
2 18 (14.17%) SAP
3 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
4 16 (12.60%) Teradata
5 7 (5.51%) Hortonworks
6 6 (4.72%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (3.94%) Adobe
7 5 (3.94%) ILOG
7 5 (3.94%) Informatica
7 5 (3.94%) Sybase
8 4 (3.15%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.15%) Actian
8 4 (3.15%) Cloudera
8 4 (3.15%) ParAccel
9 3 (2.36%) Optimizely
10 2 (1.57%) Alterian
10 2 (1.57%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.57%) Cognos
10 2 (1.57%) Mapinfo
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