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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analytics
Rank 576 582 540
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -42
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 18 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.044% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate
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£433 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £328 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £360 £525
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £91.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £91.25

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 2015.

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 16 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 April 2015. 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 +1 18 £433 +15.33% 22
London +3 8 £400 +3.22% 12
South East -2 7 £425 - 2
City of London - 4 £400 - 6
Berkshire -4 2 £328 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £440 -
Surrey - 2 £375 - 1
Bournemouth - 2 £440 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
South West - 2 £440 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - 1 £230 -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 14 (28.57%) Degree
3 14 (28.57%) Project Management
4 12 (24.49%) Data Management
5 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (20.41%) IBM
5 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
6 9 (18.37%) Master Data Management
6 9 (18.37%) ETL
6 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
7 8 (16.33%) Mainframe
7 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.29%) BPEL
8 7 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 6 (12.24%) Marketing
9 6 (12.24%) Banking
9 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
9 6 (12.24%) SAP
10 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.20%) Oracle
11 4 (8.16%) SAS
11 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
11 4 (8.16%) Retail
11 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.16%) Test Planning

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.08%) BPCS
2 2 (4.08%) Maximo
3 1 (2.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.12%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) OLAP
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.04%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 2 (4.08%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.04%) French Language
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Analyst
2 19 (38.78%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Bid Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SAS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
1 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (28.57%) Project Management
3 12 (24.49%) Data Management
4 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.37%) Master Data Management
5 9 (18.37%) ETL
5 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.29%) BPEL
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.12%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.04%) XQuery
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) PMP
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) IBM
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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