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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Rank 597 582 570
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 47 73 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 47
Median daily rate £416 £408 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -2.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £323 £409
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -21.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -19 44 £420 +3.06% 13
London -51 10 £406 -14.47% 2
West Midlands -22 9 £420 +12.00% 2
South East +15 8 £358 -31.90% 4
Staffordshire - 7 £510 - 1
Stafford - 7 £510 -
East of England +27 6 £525 -8.69% 2
Luton 0 4 - -
Bedfordshire 0 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 £420 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
South West - 4 £420 - 2
City of London +19 3 £390 -25.17% 2
West Sussex - 3 - -
North East -15 2 £619 -
Essex - 2 £525 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £619 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £358 -
Newbury - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £619 -
North West +11 1 - -
Scotland +8 1 £338 -
Edinburgh +2 1 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £525 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (33.06%) Finance
2 36 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (28.23%) Business Analysis
4 29 (23.39%) Project Management
5 27 (21.77%) GAP Analysis
6 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.55%) SQL
8 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
10 18 (14.52%) Oracle
10 18 (14.52%) PRINCE2
11 17 (13.71%) Project Planning
12 16 (12.90%) Asset Management
13 15 (12.10%) Waterfall
14 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
15 13 (10.48%) BPR
15 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (10.48%) MS Visio
15 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
15 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
15 13 (10.48%) SDLC
15 13 (10.48%) Translating Business Requirements
16 12 (9.68%) Use Case
16 12 (9.68%) CRM
16 12 (9.68%) ISEB
16 12 (9.68%) Banking
17 11 (8.87%) CESG
17 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
17 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (8.87%) JIRA

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 10 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.65%) Confluence
3 4 (3.23%) CICS
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.42%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) Drupal
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Visio
2 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.84%) MS Project
4 3 (2.42%) MS Office
4 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Firewall
1 8 (6.45%) Network Security
2 7 (5.65%) VPN
2 7 (5.65%) Wireless
3 6 (4.84%) BGP
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (4.84%) DHCP
3 6 (4.84%) DNS
3 6 (4.84%) Internet
3 6 (4.84%) IPsec
3 6 (4.84%) OSPF
3 6 (4.84%) VoIP
3 6 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.03%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.42%) WAN
6 2 (1.61%) Intranet
6 2 (1.61%) LAN
6 2 (1.61%) WebEx
7 1 (0.81%) SAN
7 1 (0.81%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle BI EE
1 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.03%) DB2
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (3.23%) Power BI
3 4 (3.23%) QlikView
4 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.61%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.61%) GIS
5 2 (1.61%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.61%) MySQL
5 2 (1.61%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.61%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Ant
2 1 (0.81%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.81%) eggPlant
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) JUnit
2 1 (0.81%) Sahi
2 1 (0.81%) Selenium
2 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.81%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) WATIR
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (33.06%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Marketing
5 5 (4.03%) Legal
6 4 (3.23%) Billing
6 4 (3.23%) Retail
7 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.42%) Law
8 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.61%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.61%) Military
8 2 (1.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (51.61%) Analyst
2 61 (49.19%) Business Analyst
3 30 (24.19%) Project Manager
4 16 (12.90%) Architect
5 13 (10.48%) Project Analyst
6 8 (6.45%) Administrator
6 8 (6.45%) Business Manager
6 8 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Security Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.84%) Network Administrator
8 6 (4.84%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Network Administrator
9 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) XML
2 9 (7.26%) FpML
3 5 (4.03%) .NET
4 2 (1.61%) Middleware
4 2 (1.61%) SOAP
4 2 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) JMS
5 1 (0.81%) JSP
5 1 (0.81%) Servlets
5 1 (0.81%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.87%) CESG
4 7 (5.65%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.03%) PMI
7 4 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (3.23%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.23%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.23%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.23%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.42%) Equities
8 3 (2.42%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.61%) Clustering
9 2 (1.61%) EMV
9 2 (1.61%) NHS
9 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Unix
2 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.23%) AIX
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.23%) Business Analysis
3 29 (23.39%) Project Management
4 27 (21.77%) GAP Analysis
5 25 (20.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (14.52%) PRINCE2
7 17 (13.71%) Project Planning
8 16 (12.90%) Asset Management
9 15 (12.10%) Waterfall
10 13 (10.48%) BPR
10 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
10 13 (10.48%) SDLC
10 13 (10.48%) Translating Business Requirements
11 12 (9.68%) CRM
11 12 (9.68%) Use Case
12 11 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.06%) Change Management
14 9 (7.26%) Data Management
14 9 (7.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) SQL
2 10 (8.06%) Java
3 6 (4.84%) Python
3 6 (4.84%) Ruby
4 5 (4.03%) COBOL
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.68%) ISEB
3 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.65%) Degree
5 6 (4.84%) CCDP
5 6 (4.84%) CCNA
5 6 (4.84%) CCNP
5 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.84%) CISSP
5 6 (4.84%) JNCIA
5 6 (4.84%) JNCIP
5 6 (4.84%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.03%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (3.23%) CISA
7 4 (3.23%) CISM
8 3 (2.42%) CCA
8 3 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.42%) MCSE
8 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.42%) SLA
3 2 (1.61%) MiFID
4 1 (0.81%) Basel III
4 1 (0.81%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) COREP
4 1 (0.81%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.81%) ISO15022
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
1 5 (4.03%) XenApp
1 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.84%) Puppet
3 2 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) QRadar
4 1 (0.81%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.52%) Oracle
3 10 (8.06%) HP
3 10 (8.06%) VMware
4 9 (7.26%) Bloomberg
4 9 (7.26%) Citrix
4 9 (7.26%) Reuters
5 8 (6.45%) Dell
6 6 (4.84%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.84%) Cisco
6 6 (4.84%) Juniper
6 6 (4.84%) SAP
6 6 (4.84%) Sun
7 5 (4.03%) IBM
7 5 (4.03%) JD Edwards
8 4 (3.23%) Tableau
9 3 (2.42%) Concur
9 3 (2.42%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.61%) Pega
10 2 (1.61%) Splunk