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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analytics
Rank 582 546 567
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 24 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.085% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
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£406 £375 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -24.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £438 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £356 £500
% change year-on-year
+41.75% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -19 22 £400 +6.66% 21
London +18 11 £281 -39.18% 10
West Midlands -9 4 £550 -
Berkshire +11 3 £413 -
South East -24 3 £413 +10.00% 5
East Midlands - 2 £275 - 1
City of London +15 1 £400 -13.51% 6
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
South West - 1 £575 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Redhill - - - - 2
Reigate - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (23.91%) Marketing
6 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
7 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 8 (17.39%) ERP
7 8 (17.39%) SQL
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
8 7 (15.22%) ETL
8 7 (15.22%) SAS
8 7 (15.22%) Data Management
9 6 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Open Source
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
9 6 (13.04%) Big Data
9 6 (13.04%) Master Data Management
10 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) Cognos
10 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Banking
11 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
11 4 (8.70%) QlikView
11 4 (8.70%) Service Management
11 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.70%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
12 3 (6.52%) Metadata Management

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (15.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) SPSS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
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%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
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 13 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data
4 4 (8.70%) QlikView
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) OLAP
6 2 (4.35%) DataStage
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.17%) DB2
7 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Publishing
6 1 (2.17%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Music Industry
6 1 (2.17%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Business Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Data Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Business Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) QlikView Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Graduate
7 1 (2.17%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Data Conversion
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.52%) Economics
3 2 (4.35%) Statistics
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) New Media
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (17.39%) ERP
4 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.22%) ETL
4 7 (15.22%) Data Management
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Master Data Management
6 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
6 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.70%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Metadata Management
8 3 (6.52%) Market Research
8 3 (6.52%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.52%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) VB
2 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.17%) R
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
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 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Cognos
3 3 (6.52%) Informatica
3 3 (6.52%) JDA
3 3 (6.52%) Manugistics
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Omniture
5 1 (2.17%) Aprimo
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Misys