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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 528 520 531
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 66 57 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.14% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £401 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.38% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £188 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
41360 39367 34236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.18% 75.27% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26409 24837 20434
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1180 1026
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 17 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 2 June 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 64 £475 +17.28% 22
London +18 37 £520 +6.66% 14
South East -2 13 £400 -37.25% 3
Hampshire - 8 £550 - 1
City of London +13 7 £500 +84.33% 8
Surrey +7 3 £475 -40.62%
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
Hook - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £278 -
East of England -5 1 £470 +17.50%
Hertfordshire -9 1 £470 -6.00%
North West -22 1 £375 -23.85%
Gaydon - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £330 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 41 (37.61%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
4 30 (27.52%) Finance
5 29 (26.61%) Project Management
5 29 (26.61%) Business Analysis
6 23 (21.10%) Use Case
7 20 (18.35%) Degree
7 20 (18.35%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (18.35%) PRINCE2
8 17 (15.60%) UML
8 17 (15.60%) MS Office
8 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
9 16 (14.68%) SQL
10 15 (13.76%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
11 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.84%) OO
11 14 (12.84%) Asset Management
11 14 (12.84%) Data Management
11 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
12 13 (11.93%) Banking
12 13 (11.93%) Linux
13 12 (11.01%) Investment Banking
13 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
14 11 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (10.09%) Risk Management
15 10 (9.17%) BPR
15 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
15 10 (9.17%) PMI Certification

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.92%) IIS
3 1 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) MS Office
1 17 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.26%) MS Project
3 5 (4.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) NGN
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) SAN
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.59%) DataStage
2 5 (4.59%) QualityStage
2 5 (4.59%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (3.67%) SSDT
4 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.83%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) JIRA
2 6 (5.50%) Subversion
2 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.50%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.75%) Ant
4 3 (2.75%) GoogleTest
4 3 (2.75%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.75%) CppUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) NUnit
4 3 (2.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 12 (11.01%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.42%) Marketing
6 5 (4.59%) Law
7 3 (2.75%) Back Office
7 3 (2.75%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.83%) Retail
8 2 (1.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.92%) Automotive
9 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (44.95%) Analyst
2 33 (30.28%) Business Analyst
3 15 (13.76%) Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.17%) Data Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Data Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Quality Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Data Quality Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.75%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (2.75%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Senior Data Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Relationships Manager
10 2 (1.83%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) XML
2 3 (2.75%) FpML
2 3 (2.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.83%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) SOAP
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) J2EE
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.61%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.59%) NHS
4 4 (3.67%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.67%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.75%) Equities
5 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.75%) Derivative
5 3 (2.75%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.83%) PMI
6 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.92%) LLPG
7 1 (0.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Linux
2 9 (8.26%) Windows
3 5 (4.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.61%) Project Management
2 29 (26.61%) Business Analysis
3 23 (21.10%) Use Case
4 20 (18.35%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (18.35%) PRINCE2
5 17 (15.60%) UML
6 15 (13.76%) GAP Analysis
7 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.84%) OO
7 14 (12.84%) Asset Management
7 14 (12.84%) Data Management
8 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
9 11 (10.09%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.17%) BPR
10 10 (9.17%) Memory Management
10 10 (9.17%) Reverse Engineering
10 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
10 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) C
2 10 (9.17%) C++
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 2 (1.83%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) PMI Certification
4 8 (7.34%) PMP
5 7 (6.42%) ISEB
5 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) Data Quality
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.75%) COREP
4 2 (1.83%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.75%) Rundeck
2 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) Informatica
3 5 (4.59%) Trillium
3 5 (4.59%) IBM
3 5 (4.59%) Vermilion
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.83%) Alterian
5 2 (1.83%) Pega
5 2 (1.83%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) Hummingbird
6 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.92%) JDA
6 1 (0.92%) EMC
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