The table below looks at the statistics for Cost-Benefit Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 551 552 534
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 74 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 34
Average daily rate
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£413 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £409 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.10% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.00

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK.

Cost-Benefit Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -4 70 £413 -2.94% 12
London +44 48 £475 +11.76% 5
City of London +9 11 £521 -6.50% 1
Nottingham - 7 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £325 -
East Midlands - 7 £325 -
South East -21 5 £525 +9.09% 3
Hampshire - 4 - -
Durham -3 3 - -
North East -25 3 - -
Midlands - 3 £320 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +12 1 £575 +76.92% 1
West Midlands 0 1 £375 -
Surrey -3 1 £525 +10.52%
East of England -11 1 £575 +30.68% 4
North West -37 1 £280 -17.03%
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Luton - 1 £575 -
Knutsford - 1 £280 -
Cheshire - 1 £280 -
County Armagh - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 51 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (32.61%) Business Analysis
4 35 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (24.64%) Project Management
6 33 (23.91%) Use Case
7 29 (21.01%) Degree
8 28 (20.29%) PRINCE2
9 26 (18.84%) Banking
10 25 (18.12%) Microsoft
11 23 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (15.94%) Data Analysis
13 19 (13.77%) GAP Analysis
13 19 (13.77%) SQL
14 17 (12.32%) Management Information System
14 17 (12.32%) Migration
15 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (11.59%) Investment Banking
15 16 (11.59%) Asset Management
16 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
16 15 (10.87%) SDLC
17 14 (10.14%) Time Management
17 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
18 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (9.42%) UML
18 13 (9.42%) OO
18 13 (9.42%) MS Office
18 13 (9.42%) Change Management
19 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
19 12 (8.70%) BPR

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.45%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.42%) MS Office
3 10 (7.25%) MS Project
3 10 (7.25%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.72%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) SAN
1 2 (1.45%) Internet
1 2 (1.45%) NGN
1 2 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (0.72%) Broadband
2 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.62%) DataStage
3 5 (3.62%) QualityStage
3 5 (3.62%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.17%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.72%) OLAP
5 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 26 (18.84%) Banking
3 16 (11.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.25%) Back Office
6 9 (6.52%) Marketing
7 8 (5.80%) Law
8 6 (4.35%) General Ledger
8 6 (4.35%) Retail
9 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.17%) Legal
10 2 (1.45%) Front Office
11 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.72%) Publishing
11 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.72%) French Language
11 1 (0.72%) Billing
11 1 (0.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (53.62%) Analyst
2 58 (42.03%) Business Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.97%) Data Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.07%) Architect
7 6 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) Data Quality Analyst
9 4 (2.90%) Business Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Integration Architect
9 4 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.17%) Consultant
10 3 (2.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (2.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (2.17%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) XML
2 5 (3.62%) FpML
3 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) SOAP
3 2 (1.45%) Web Services
3 2 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.32%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.07%) Data Extraction
4 7 (5.07%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.07%) Derivative
5 6 (4.35%) Contract for Difference
5 6 (4.35%) CMDB
5 6 (4.35%) Equities
5 6 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.62%) Reference Data
6 5 (3.62%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.17%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.17%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.45%) PMI
8 2 (1.45%) Economics
9 1 (0.72%) LLPG
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) Linux
2 4 (2.90%) UNIX
2 4 (2.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.61%) Business Analysis
2 35 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.64%) Project Management
4 33 (23.91%) Use Case
5 28 (20.29%) PRINCE2
6 23 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (15.94%) Data Analysis
8 19 (13.77%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (12.32%) Migration
10 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (11.59%) Asset Management
11 15 (10.87%) SDLC
12 14 (10.14%) Time Management
13 13 (9.42%) UML
13 13 (9.42%) OO
13 13 (9.42%) Change Management
14 12 (8.70%) BPR
14 12 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 11 (7.97%) Data Modelling
15 11 (7.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.77%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) C
2 10 (7.25%) C++
3 2 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) Degree
2 15 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) ISEB
4 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (5.07%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.62%) PMP
6 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.72%) APMP
8 1 (0.72%) ACCA
8 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.72%) MCSE
8 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.35%) COREP
2 6 (4.35%) ISO 9000
2 6 (4.35%) QA
3 5 (3.62%) CRD IV
4 2 (1.45%) Basel III
5 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.72%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) IBM
2 9 (6.52%) Informatica
3 7 (5.07%) Oracle
4 6 (4.35%) Trillium
5 5 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.90%) Vermilion
7 3 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (1.45%) HP
8 2 (1.45%) Citrix
8 2 (1.45%) Pega
9 1 (0.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.72%) Hummingbird
9 1 (0.72%) Northgate
9 1 (0.72%) JDA
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.72%) Juniper
9 1 (0.72%) EMC
9 1 (0.72%) Cognos
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