The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 498 515 552
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +37
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 82 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 21
Average daily rate
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£407 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £515 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £48.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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 +11 76 £425 +6.25% 6
London -2 33 £425 +6.25% 2
North West +8 13 £380 +90.00%
East of England -8 12 £525 -
City of London +27 7 £558 +45.27% 2
South East -2 6 £481 +48.07% 1
Yorkshire +7 5 £248 -41.76% 2
West Yorkshire +2 5 £248 -41.76% 2
Manchester - 4 £625 -
Berkshire +5 3 £475 +49.60%
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
North East - 3 - -
South West -32 2 £348 -7.33% 1
Cheshire - 2 £380 -
Luton - 2 - -
Leeds +3 1 £425 - 2
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Scotland -17 1 £225 -
Bristol -31 1 £300 -20.00% 1
Reading - 1 £475 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £395 -
Surrey - 1 £800 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 40 (32.52%) Finance
2 32 (26.02%) Business Analysis
3 26 (21.14%) Project Management
4 19 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.45%) UML
5 18 (14.63%) MS Office
5 18 (14.63%) Change Management
6 15 (12.20%) Workflow
6 15 (12.20%) MS Visio
6 15 (12.20%) Project Planning
7 13 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.76%) SAP
8 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.76%) Service Management
9 11 (8.94%) Use Case
10 10 (8.13%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (8.13%) Programme Management
10 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.13%) BPR
10 10 (8.13%) ITIL
10 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.32%) PRINCE
11 9 (7.32%) HTML
11 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.32%) Banking
11 9 (7.32%) Degree
12 8 (6.50%) QA
12 8 (6.50%) Change Control
12 8 (6.50%) Technical Architecture

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) SAS
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) MS Office
2 15 (12.20%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.25%) MS Project
5 2 (1.63%) SPSS
5 2 (1.63%) Stata
6 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.81%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) VoIP
2 4 (3.25%) Firewall
3 1 (0.81%) Network Security
3 1 (0.81%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.44%) MS Access
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (0.81%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) SQLite
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (32.52%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.25%) Legal
4 4 (3.25%) Publishing
5 3 (2.44%) Games
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (48.78%) Analyst
2 49 (39.84%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.89%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.32%) Consultant
5 8 (6.50%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 6 (4.88%) SAP Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Cost Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Change Consultant
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.44%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Architect
9 3 (2.44%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.44%) Java Consultant
9 3 (2.44%) Project Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.32%) HTML
2 6 (4.88%) Web Services
2 6 (4.88%) XML
3 5 (4.07%) CSS
3 5 (4.07%) Spring
4 4 (3.25%) SOAP
5 3 (2.44%) J2EE
5 3 (2.44%) Java SE
5 3 (2.44%) HTML5
5 3 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (1.63%) Middleware
6 2 (1.63%) Struts
6 2 (1.63%) JSP
6 2 (1.63%) Swing
7 1 (0.81%) CGI
7 1 (0.81%) .NET
7 1 (0.81%) RESTful
7 1 (0.81%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.88%) NHS
3 5 (4.07%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.44%) Economics
4 3 (2.44%) Derivative
5 2 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.63%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) Replication
5 2 (1.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) UNIX
2 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.44%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Business Analysis
2 26 (21.14%) Project Management
3 19 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (15.45%) UML
4 18 (14.63%) Change Management
5 15 (12.20%) Workflow
5 15 (12.20%) Project Planning
6 13 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (9.76%) Service Management
7 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.94%) Use Case
9 10 (8.13%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (8.13%) Programme Management
9 10 (8.13%) ITIL
9 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.13%) BPR
9 10 (8.13%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.32%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) Java
2 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.25%) SQL
3 3 (2.44%) C
3 3 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.81%) R
5 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) IIBA
4 3 (2.44%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.44%) ISEB
4 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) APMP
6 1 (0.81%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) PhD
6 1 (0.81%) ACCA
6 1 (0.81%) CIMA
6 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
3 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.81%) EMIR
3 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) SAP
3 5 (4.07%) Cisco
3 5 (4.07%) BT
3 5 (4.07%) Speakerbus
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle
5 3 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Charles River
7 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Casewise
7 1 (0.81%) Sybase
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix