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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analytics
Rank 564 550 572
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 57 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 37
Median daily rate £450 £428 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £279 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £635 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £405 £438
% change year-on-year
+13.58% -7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.50

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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
England -17 53 £455 +7.05% 26
London -25 30 £438 -7.89% 14
City of London -1 9 £368 -20.54% 5
South West +19 6 £460 +17.94%
North West +9 5 £500 +60.00% 1
Gloucester - 5 £460 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £460 -
South East +34 4 £570 +50.69% 3
West Yorkshire +24 4 £500 +100.00% 2
Yorkshire +15 4 £500 +100.00% 2
West Midlands -6 4 £405 -44.13% 1
Scotland +15 3 £450 +2.85% 1
West Sussex +14 3 £570 -
Coventry -11 3 £400 -44.82% 1
Leeds +15 2 £500 +100.00% 1
Cheshire +14 2 £538 +72.00%
Manchester -2 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 £538 -
Horsham - 2 £573 -
Edinburgh +23 1 £275 -37.14% 1
Bristol +6 1 - -
Wales - 1 £750 -
South Wales - 1 £750 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £388 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £550 -
Newport - 1 £750 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Analytics
2 83 (64.84%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (37.50%) SQL
4 35 (27.34%) Big Data
5 34 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (21.09%) Data Analytics
8 26 (20.31%) Finance
9 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 23 (17.97%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
11 22 (17.19%) ETL
11 22 (17.19%) Hadoop
12 21 (16.41%) Python
13 20 (15.63%) Tableau
13 20 (15.63%) Visualisation
14 19 (14.84%) Data Analysis
15 18 (14.06%) Data Management
15 18 (14.06%) SAS
16 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.28%) Project Management
16 17 (13.28%) Business Analysis
16 17 (13.28%) Degree
16 17 (13.28%) Apache Spark
17 16 (12.50%) QlikView
18 15 (11.72%) Teradata
18 15 (11.72%) SAP
18 15 (11.72%) Data Modelling
18 15 (11.72%) Retail

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 18 (14.06%) SAS
2 17 (13.28%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.25%) Apache
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.91%) Apache Pig
5 5 (3.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.91%) CPLEX
3 5 (3.91%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) SPSS
4 4 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.47%) Azure Machine Learning
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.34%) Big Data
2 23 (17.97%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (17.19%) Hadoop
4 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
5 16 (12.50%) QlikView
6 15 (11.72%) Power BI
7 12 (9.38%) Data Lake
7 12 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (8.59%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (5.47%) HDInsight
9 7 (5.47%) OLAP
9 7 (5.47%) Sqoop
10 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.69%) Pentaho
11 5 (3.91%) HBase
11 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (3.13%) DataStage
12 4 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 6 (4.69%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Law
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 40 (31.25%) Analyst
2 25 (19.53%) Architect
3 21 (16.41%) Developer
4 19 (14.84%) Business Analyst
5 16 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 15 (11.72%) Consultant
7 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 8 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Data Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Business Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Data Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Hadoop Architect
10 6 (4.69%) Big Data Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Business Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Hadoop Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) Hadoop Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) scikit-learn
2 6 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (2.34%) CSS
3 3 (2.34%) HTML
3 3 (2.34%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (1.56%) COM+
4 2 (1.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.78%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.78%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (0.78%) D3.js
5 1 (0.78%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.78%) HTML5
5 1 (0.78%) JPA
5 1 (0.78%) jQuery
5 1 (0.78%) JSF
5 1 (0.78%) JSON
5 1 (0.78%) MDX
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.03%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.03%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 8 (6.25%) Statistics
6 7 (5.47%) User Experience
7 6 (4.69%) Data Extraction
8 5 (3.91%) PMI
9 4 (3.13%) Data Conversion
9 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.56%) Clustering
11 2 (1.56%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.56%) Physics
11 2 (1.56%) Social Network
12 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (100.00%) Analytics
2 83 (64.84%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (21.09%) Data Analytics
6 22 (17.19%) ETL
7 19 (14.84%) Data Analysis
8 18 (14.06%) Data Management
9 17 (13.28%) Business Analysis
9 17 (13.28%) Project Management
10 15 (11.72%) Data Modelling
11 13 (10.16%) Open Source
11 13 (10.16%) Predictive Analytics
12 12 (9.38%) Data Architecture
12 12 (9.38%) Master Data Management
13 11 (8.59%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.03%) Machine Learning
14 9 (7.03%) Migration
14 9 (7.03%) Programme Management
15 8 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.50%) SQL
2 21 (16.41%) Python
3 14 (10.94%) R
4 9 (7.03%) VBA
5 6 (4.69%) C
5 6 (4.69%) MATLAB
5 6 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.91%) Scala
7 4 (3.13%) C++
7 4 (3.13%) Perl
8 3 (2.34%) ABAP
8 3 (2.34%) Java
8 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.34%) VB
9 2 (1.56%) C#
9 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Degree
2 12 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.13%) HNC
5 4 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.56%) MCAD
6 2 (1.56%) MCSD
7 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) CBAP
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) MBA
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.63%) Tableau
3 15 (11.72%) SAP
3 15 (11.72%) Teradata
4 14 (10.94%) Oracle
5 8 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (5.47%) Hortonworks
7 5 (3.91%) Adobe
7 5 (3.91%) ILOG
7 5 (3.91%) Informatica
8 4 (3.13%) Ab Initio
8 4 (3.13%) Actian
8 4 (3.13%) ParAccel
8 4 (3.13%) Sybase
9 3 (2.34%) Cognos
9 3 (2.34%) Optimizely
10 2 (1.56%) Alterian
10 2 (1.56%) Alteryx
10 2 (1.56%) Mapinfo
10 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
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