The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analytics
Rank 551 538 544
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 41 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.063% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.085% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 7
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£438 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £550
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 40 £438 -2.77% 6
London +20 26 £438 -10.25% 2
South East -26 10 £450 - 1
City of London +6 6 £310 -36.35%
East of England - 3 £575 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £575 -
Berkshire -3 2 £230 -59.11%
Reading +17 1 - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Walsall - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Chester - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (100.00%) Analytics
2 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (27.69%) ETL
3 18 (27.69%) Data Management
4 16 (24.62%) Project Management
4 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (24.62%) Master Data Management
5 15 (23.08%) Finance
6 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
6 14 (21.54%) Data Integration
7 13 (20.00%) Degree
7 13 (20.00%) Marketing
7 13 (20.00%) SQL
8 12 (18.46%) Oracle
9 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 10 (15.38%) Data Architecture
10 9 (13.85%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (13.85%) Pentaho
10 9 (13.85%) SAS
11 8 (12.31%) HTML
11 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.31%) CSS
11 8 (12.31%) Migration
12 7 (10.77%) SAP
12 7 (10.77%) Informatica
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (13.85%) SAS
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) SPSS
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.54%) BPCS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.54%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.54%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.85%) Pentaho
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.15%) MS Access
5 4 (6.15%) Big Data
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.62%) OLAP
6 3 (4.62%) DataStage
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (3.08%) QlikView
7 2 (3.08%) DB2
7 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 3 (4.62%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 2 (3.08%) Billing
6 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.54%) French Language
7 1 (1.54%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.54%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Data Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Business Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.15%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (6.15%) SAP Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle BI Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Support Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
1 8 (12.31%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) CGI
2 1 (1.54%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Integration
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Data Conversion
4 4 (6.15%) PMI
5 3 (4.62%) Open Source
6 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.08%) Copywriting
6 2 (3.08%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (1.54%) Economics
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.54%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Analytics
2 24 (36.92%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (27.69%) ETL
3 18 (27.69%) Data Management
4 16 (24.62%) Project Management
4 16 (24.62%) Master Data Management
5 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
6 10 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.85%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (12.31%) Migration
9 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Test Strategy
10 6 (9.23%) Metadata Management
10 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
11 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.69%) CRM
12 4 (6.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) VB
4 2 (3.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.54%) XQuery
5 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) SAP
2 7 (10.77%) Informatica
3 4 (6.15%) IBM
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe
4 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) Misys
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) Omniture
6 1 (1.54%) Aprimo
6 1 (1.54%) Unica
6 1 (1.54%) Talend