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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analytics
Rank 608 631 615
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 45 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.055% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.068% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 12
Median daily rate £404 £365 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £233 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £487 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £313 £344
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
44351 47009 44831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.10% 81.05% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29387 30697 28094
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1306 1225
Median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 23 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 29 September 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 +29 45 £404 +11.44% 9
London +10 23 £613 +28.27% 1
South East +20 7 £400 +77.77% 2
East of England +15 6 £279 -40.05%
Hertfordshire - 6 £279 -
West Sussex - 4 £388 - 1
South West +15 3 £238 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 3 - -
Yorkshire +13 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £238 -
East Grinstead - 3 £375 -
Leeds +10 2 - -
West Midlands -31 2 £400 +41.59% 3
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -
City of London +10 1 £650 +35.41%
Surrey +9 1 £650 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £283 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 65 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (35.38%) SQL
4 20 (30.77%) Project Management
4 20 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.08%) Degree
7 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
7 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
8 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.46%) Finance
9 12 (18.46%) Big Data
9 12 (18.46%) Tableau
10 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
10 11 (16.92%) Data Analytics
11 10 (15.38%) Change Management
11 10 (15.38%) ETL
12 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.85%) Teradata
12 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
12 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
12 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
13 8 (12.31%) QlikView
13 8 (12.31%) Data Architecture
13 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
13 8 (12.31%) Retail
13 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
13 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.77%) MS Visio

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 7 (10.77%) Apache
1 7 (10.77%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.08%) CPLEX
5 1 (1.54%) MS Project
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
1 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Azure Machine Learning
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Big Data
2 9 (13.85%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.31%) QlikView
4 7 (10.77%) Data Lake
4 7 (10.77%) HDInsight
4 7 (10.77%) Power BI
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.77%) Sqoop
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.62%) OLAP
8 2 (3.08%) OLTP
8 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.54%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 22 (33.85%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Data Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Hadoop Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Analytics Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analytics Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) CSS
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.54%) COM+
2 1 (1.54%) HTML5
2 1 (1.54%) jQuery
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
2 1 (1.54%) MDX
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
2 1 (1.54%) ODBC
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.69%) PMI
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.15%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) CMDB
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Economics
6 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Analytics
2 25 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (30.77%) Project Management
4 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (21.54%) Business Analysis
6 13 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.92%) Data Analytics
8 10 (15.38%) Change Management
8 10 (15.38%) ETL
9 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
9 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
10 8 (12.31%) Data Architecture
10 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
10 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
11 7 (10.77%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (10.77%) Machine Learning
11 7 (10.77%) Open Source
12 6 (9.23%) Programme Governance
12 6 (9.23%) Supply Chain Transformation
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Python
2 7 (10.77%) R
3 5 (7.69%) VBA
4 4 (6.15%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.62%) ABAP
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) PMI Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) HNC
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) MBA
4 2 (3.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.54%) CAPM
5 1 (1.54%) CBAP
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) MCAD
5 1 (1.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 6 (9.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.08%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Tableau
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Teradata
3 7 (10.77%) Hortonworks
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Cognos
6 2 (3.08%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) ILOG
6 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.54%) Alterian
7 1 (1.54%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.54%) Brio
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) Vertica
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