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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 529 512 526
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 74 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 29
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £60.00
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
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
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 £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 23 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 July 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 -10 73 £425 +5.13% 13
London +26 48 £450 +11.66% 6
South East -19 11 £365 -23.15% 3
Hampshire - 9 - -
City of London +2 8 £445 +11.25% 1
Hook - 3 - -
Canary Wharf -8 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
Croydon - 2 £278 -
Cheshire -4 1 £280 -26.31%
Hertfordshire -19 1 £470 -10.47%
East of England -19 1 £470 -
Oxfordshire -28 1 £330 -22.35% 1
North West -28 1 £280 -26.31%
Gaydon - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £250 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1
Knutsford - 1 £280 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £250 -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (36.64%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (35.11%) Finance
3 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (26.72%) Business Analysis
4 35 (26.72%) Microsoft
5 33 (25.19%) Project Management
6 27 (20.61%) Use Case
7 24 (18.32%) Degree
8 23 (17.56%) PRINCE2
9 21 (16.03%) UML
9 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
9 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (16.03%) Banking
10 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
10 18 (13.74%) MS Office
10 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
11 17 (12.98%) SQL
11 17 (12.98%) OO
12 16 (12.21%) Linux
12 16 (12.21%) Investment Banking
13 15 (11.45%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (10.69%) Asset Management
14 14 (10.69%) Data Management
15 13 (9.92%) TOGAF
15 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
15 13 (9.92%) Refactoring
15 13 (9.92%) Reverse Engineering
15 13 (9.92%) Multithreading

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.74%) MS Office
3 10 (7.63%) MS Project
4 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) SAP FS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Internet
1 2 (1.53%) NGN
1 2 (1.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.76%) Broadband
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.82%) DataStage
2 5 (3.82%) QualityStage
2 5 (3.82%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (3.05%) SSDT
4 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.53%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
6 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) JIRA
2 6 (4.58%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.58%) Subversion
2 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.29%) GoogleTest
4 3 (2.29%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.29%) CppUnit
4 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.29%) Ant
4 3 (2.29%) NUnit
4 3 (2.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 46 (35.11%) Finance
2 21 (16.03%) Banking
3 16 (12.21%) Investment Banking
4 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.34%) Marketing
6 6 (4.58%) Retail
6 6 (4.58%) Back Office
7 5 (3.82%) Law
7 5 (3.82%) General Ledger
8 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.76%) Automotive
10 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Analyst
2 42 (32.06%) Business Analyst
3 18 (13.74%) Architect
4 15 (11.45%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.92%) Technical Leader
6 12 (9.16%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Data Quality Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.05%) Integration Architect
10 4 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Relationships Manager
11 3 (2.29%) Consultant
11 3 (2.29%) Senior Data Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) Business Data Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) CRM Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) XML
2 4 (3.05%) FpML
3 3 (2.29%) Web Services
4 2 (1.53%) SOAP
4 2 (1.53%) .NET
4 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (36.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.82%) Equities
4 5 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.82%) NHS
4 5 (3.82%) Derivative
4 5 (3.82%) Contract for Difference
5 4 (3.05%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.29%) CMDB
6 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.53%) PMI
7 2 (1.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Linux
2 9 (6.87%) Windows
3 6 (4.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.72%) Business Analysis
3 33 (25.19%) Project Management
4 27 (20.61%) Use Case
5 23 (17.56%) PRINCE2
6 21 (16.03%) UML
6 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.98%) OO
9 15 (11.45%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (10.69%) Asset Management
10 14 (10.69%) Data Management
11 13 (9.92%) TOGAF
11 13 (9.92%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.92%) Refactoring
11 13 (9.92%) Multithreading
11 13 (9.92%) Reverse Engineering
11 13 (9.92%) Memory Management
12 12 (9.16%) Waterfall
12 12 (9.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 13 (9.92%) C
2 13 (9.92%) C++
3 8 (6.11%) Java
4 2 (1.53%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Degree
2 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.40%) PMI Certification
4 9 (6.87%) PMP
5 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.34%) ISEB
7 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.76%) ACCA
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 8 (6.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.82%) COREP
3 5 (3.82%) ISO 9000
4 4 (3.05%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.76%) SLA
5 1 (0.76%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.29%) Rundeck
3 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Informatica
2 8 (6.11%) IBM
3 6 (4.58%) Trillium
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.05%) Vermilion
6 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.29%) SAP
7 2 (1.53%) HP
7 2 (1.53%) Citrix
7 2 (1.53%) Pega
8 1 (0.76%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.76%) Northgate
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) JDA
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