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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 587 576 536
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -40
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 64 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 49
Median daily rate £425 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £305 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £389
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -16.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 - -

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -25 59 £450 +12.50% 15
South East +16 14 £475 +43.93% 4
London -28 13 £395 -7.05% 4
Surrey - 9 £500 - 1
East of England +30 8 £525 -8.69% 2
West Midlands -27 7 £410 +9.33% 2
South West - 6 £435 -
Staffordshire - 6 £420 -
Stafford - 6 £420 -
Bristol - 5 £435 -
Bedfordshire +8 4 - - 1
Luton +5 4 - -
North East - 4 £531 -
North West +6 3 £323 +15.17% 2
Essex - 3 £525 - 1
City of London +43 2 £390 +1.96% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 £333 +0.75%
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £450 +41.73%
Nottingham -7 2 £450 +41.73%
East Midlands -7 2 £450 +41.73%
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £619 -
Edinburgh - 2 £338 -
Scotland - 2 £338 -
Durham - 2 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £619 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £380 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £525 -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (37.30%) Finance
2 39 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (26.98%) Business Analysis
4 27 (21.43%) Project Management
4 27 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
5 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (18.25%) SQL
7 20 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
9 18 (14.29%) Oracle
10 17 (13.49%) PRINCE2
11 15 (11.90%) MS Visio
11 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (11.90%) Asset Management
11 15 (11.90%) Project Planning
11 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
12 13 (10.32%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (10.32%) Management Information System
12 13 (10.32%) BPR
13 12 (9.52%) ISEB
13 12 (9.52%) Data Modelling
13 12 (9.52%) CRM
13 12 (9.52%) Banking
13 12 (9.52%) SDLC
13 12 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
14 11 (8.73%) Use Case
15 10 (7.94%) JIRA
15 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
15 10 (7.94%) CESG

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 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.56%) Confluence
3 4 (3.17%) CICS
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (1.59%) SAS
5 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.79%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.76%) MS Project
4 3 (2.38%) MS Office
5 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Network Security
2 7 (5.56%) Firewall
2 7 (5.56%) Wireless
3 6 (4.76%) BGP
3 6 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (4.76%) DHCP
3 6 (4.76%) DNS
3 6 (4.76%) Internet
3 6 (4.76%) IPsec
3 6 (4.76%) OSPF
3 6 (4.76%) VoIP
3 6 (4.76%) VPN
3 6 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.17%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.38%) WAN
6 2 (1.59%) LAN
6 2 (1.59%) WebEx
7 1 (0.79%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) NAS
7 1 (0.79%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.97%) DB2
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.17%) Power BI
5 4 (3.17%) QlikView
6 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.59%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.59%) GIS
7 2 (1.59%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.59%) MySQL
7 2 (1.59%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.59%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Ant
2 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) JUnit
2 1 (0.79%) Sahi
2 1 (0.79%) Selenium
2 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.79%) Subversion
2 1 (0.79%) WATIR
2 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (37.30%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
3 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.76%) Legal
4 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.97%) Marketing
6 4 (3.17%) Billing
7 3 (2.38%) Law
7 3 (2.38%) Retail
8 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.59%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Back Office
9 1 (0.79%) Electronics
9 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.79%) Local Government
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (53.97%) Analyst
2 64 (50.79%) Business Analyst
3 28 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 15 (11.90%) Architect
5 13 (10.32%) Project Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Administrator
6 8 (6.35%) Business Manager
6 8 (6.35%) Business Project Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Security Manager
7 7 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Network Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.94%) XML
2 9 (7.14%) FpML
3 5 (3.97%) .NET
4 2 (1.59%) Middleware
4 2 (1.59%) SOAP
4 2 (1.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) JMS
5 1 (0.79%) JSP
5 1 (0.79%) Servlets
5 1 (0.79%) Spring
5 1 (0.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.94%) CESG
4 7 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.97%) PMI
7 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (3.17%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.17%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.17%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.17%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.38%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.59%) Clustering
9 2 (1.59%) EMV
9 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.59%) NHS
9 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Windows
2 5 (3.97%) Unix
3 4 (3.17%) AIX
3 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.59%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.98%) Business Analysis
3 27 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
3 27 (21.43%) Project Management
4 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.49%) PRINCE2
6 15 (11.90%) Asset Management
6 15 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.90%) Project Planning
6 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
7 13 (10.32%) BPR
7 13 (10.32%) Translating Business Requirements
8 12 (9.52%) CRM
8 12 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.52%) SDLC
8 12 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.73%) Use Case
10 10 (7.94%) Change Management
11 9 (7.14%) Data Management
11 9 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) SQL
2 10 (7.94%) Java
3 6 (4.76%) Python
3 6 (4.76%) Ruby
4 5 (3.97%) COBOL
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) ISEB
1 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.56%) Degree
4 6 (4.76%) CCDP
4 6 (4.76%) CCNA
4 6 (4.76%) CCNP
4 6 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.76%) CISSP
4 6 (4.76%) JNCIA
4 6 (4.76%) JNCIP
4 6 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (3.17%) CISA
5 4 (3.17%) CISM
6 2 (1.59%) CCA
6 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Basel III
3 1 (0.79%) COBIT
3 1 (0.79%) COREP
3 1 (0.79%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.79%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.17%) vSphere
1 4 (3.17%) XenApp
1 4 (3.17%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) QRadar
4 1 (0.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) HP
4 9 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 9 (7.14%) Reuters
4 9 (7.14%) VMware
5 8 (6.35%) Citrix
5 8 (6.35%) Dell
6 6 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.76%) Cisco
6 6 (4.76%) Juniper
6 6 (4.76%) SAP
6 6 (4.76%) Sun
7 5 (3.97%) IBM
7 5 (3.97%) JD Edwards
8 4 (3.17%) Tableau
9 3 (2.38%) Concur
9 3 (2.38%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.59%) Cognos
10 2 (1.59%) Pega