The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analytics
Rank 569 526 566
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +40
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.052% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £695 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £525 £325
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £91.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £91.25 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -87 16 £375 -14.28% 29
London -21 9 £388 +3.33% 17
Scotland -5 2 £370 +34.54%
South East -14 2 - - 7
Reading - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 4
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
City of London - - - - 10
East of England - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Marketing
5 11 (27.50%) Business Objects
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (17.50%) SAP
7 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Google
8 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Google Analytics
8 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.00%) OLAP
8 6 (15.00%) SAP BW
8 6 (15.00%) Marketing Analytics
9 5 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (12.50%) SAS
9 5 (12.50%) Omniture
9 5 (12.50%) SAP HANA
10 4 (10.00%) Big Data
10 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
10 4 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (10.00%) SaaS

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
4 2 (5.00%) MS Office
5 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) OLAP
1 6 (15.00%) SAP BW
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (12.50%) SAP HANA
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) ProClarity
4 2 (5.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.50%) QlikView
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 12 (30.00%) Marketing
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Data Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
8 2 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SAP BW Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (2.50%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) NHS
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Statistics
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) Economics
3 2 (5.00%) Online Games
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Marketing Analytics
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Customer Insight
8 2 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Business Objects
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 6 (15.00%) Google
4 5 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (12.50%) Omniture
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.50%) Primavera
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.50%) Tableau
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago