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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 579 570 559
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 77 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 31
Median daily rate £450 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £635 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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
44690 43131 40985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.93% 79.27% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29627 27316 25903
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1233 1208
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -12 66 £450 -5.26% 17
London -19 18 £450 -14.28% 5
South East -11 14 £475 +14.45% 2
Surrey +3 13 £475 - 1
East of England +18 11 £425 -9.57%
North West -4 9 £375 - 1
Scotland - 7 £488 - 1
Cheshire - 7 £375 -
North East - 6 £475 - 5
Hertfordshire +8 5 £380 -19.14%
Durham - 5 £475 -
City of London +33 4 £525 +5.00%
Luton - 3 £525 -
Cambridge - 3 £425 -
Knutsford - 3 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 -
Edinburgh - 2 £650 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
South West - 2 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £325 -1.51%
West Midlands -13 1 £363 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £265 - 1

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 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 Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 54 (40.30%) Finance
2 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.36%) Business Analysis
4 37 (27.61%) GAP Analysis
5 29 (21.64%) SQL
6 25 (18.66%) Asset Management
7 24 (17.91%) Project Management
8 23 (17.16%) Banking
8 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (16.42%) BPR
9 22 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
11 19 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (13.43%) Oracle
13 17 (12.69%) MS Visio
13 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
13 17 (12.69%) Change Management
13 17 (12.69%) Investment Banking
14 16 (11.94%) Data Analysis
14 16 (11.94%) ISEB
15 14 (10.45%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (9.70%) SDLC
16 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
16 13 (9.70%) Java
17 12 (8.96%) XML
17 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
17 12 (8.96%) JIRA
17 12 (8.96%) DevOps
18 11 (8.21%) Use Case
18 11 (8.21%) Continuous Integration

Cost-Benefit Analysis
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 (5.22%) Confluence
2 4 (2.99%) CICS
2 4 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.24%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Visio
2 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.22%) MS Office
4 4 (2.99%) MS Project
5 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (4.48%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Eagle STAR
3 1 (0.75%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) WAN
2 2 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) NAS
3 1 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) WebEx
3 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (5.22%) Data Mining
2 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.73%) DB2
4 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.99%) QlikView
5 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.49%) GIS
6 2 (1.49%) Power BI
6 2 (1.49%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.49%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Essbase
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Ant
2 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.75%) eggPlant
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) JUnit
2 1 (0.75%) Sahi
2 1 (0.75%) Selenium
2 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) WATIR
2 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 54 (40.30%) Finance
2 23 (17.16%) Banking
3 17 (12.69%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.22%) Billing
5 6 (4.48%) Legal
5 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.99%) Local Government
7 2 (1.49%) Law
7 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (1.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Military
8 1 (0.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (61.94%) Analyst
2 75 (55.97%) Business Analyst
3 25 (18.66%) Project Manager
4 14 (10.45%) Data Business Analyst
5 12 (8.96%) Project Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Architect
7 10 (7.46%) Asset Management Analyst
7 10 (7.46%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Business Manager
8 8 (5.97%) Business Project Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Consultant
9 7 (5.22%) Security Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Security Project Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Finance Business Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Process Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) XML
2 11 (8.21%) FpML
3 4 (2.99%) .NET
3 4 (2.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) CSS
4 1 (0.75%) HTML
4 1 (0.75%) JMS
4 1 (0.75%) JSP
4 1 (0.75%) Servlets
4 1 (0.75%) SOAP
4 1 (0.75%) Spring
4 1 (0.75%) Struts
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.73%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.99%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.99%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.99%) PMI
5 4 (2.99%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.99%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.24%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.24%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) EMV
7 2 (1.49%) NHS
7 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.22%) Unix
2 4 (2.99%) AIX
2 4 (2.99%) Linux
3 2 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.36%) Business Analysis
3 37 (27.61%) GAP Analysis
4 25 (18.66%) Asset Management
5 24 (17.91%) Project Management
6 22 (16.42%) BPR
6 22 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
8 19 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.69%) Change Management
10 16 (11.94%) Data Analysis
11 14 (10.45%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (9.70%) SDLC
12 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.96%) DevOps
14 11 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (8.21%) ITIL
14 11 (8.21%) Use Case
15 10 (7.46%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) SQL
2 13 (9.70%) Java
3 7 (5.22%) COBOL
4 6 (4.48%) Python
4 6 (4.48%) Ruby
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.94%) ISEB
2 8 (5.97%) Degree
3 5 (3.73%) CISSP
4 4 (2.99%) CISA
4 4 (2.99%) CISM
4 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.99%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.49%) MBA
6 2 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.75%) ACCA
7 1 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.75%) CIMA
7 1 (0.75%) GCIH
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.24%) QA
5 2 (1.49%) SLA
6 1 (0.75%) Basel III
6 1 (0.75%) COBIT
6 1 (0.75%) COREP
6 1 (0.75%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) QRadar
3 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Oracle
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.72%) Bloomberg
3 9 (6.72%) Reuters
4 7 (5.22%) VMware
5 5 (3.73%) HP
5 5 (3.73%) IBM
5 5 (3.73%) Vermilion
6 4 (2.99%) Citrix
6 4 (2.99%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.99%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.99%) SAP
6 4 (2.99%) Sun
6 4 (2.99%) Tableau
7 3 (2.24%) Cognos
8 2 (1.49%) Pega
8 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.75%) Ciena
9 1 (0.75%) Informatica
9 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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