Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 55 44
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.78% 1.86% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 2.34% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
Kent median daily rate £575 £263 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +119.05% -20.75% +1.92%
10th Percentile £394 £231 £325
90th Percentile £650 £433 £525
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £24.56 £22.40
% change year-on-year +71.01% +9.63% -34.59%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 305 427 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.72% 79.52% 83.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 326 274
Kent median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £180 £215 £193
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 5
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £10.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +141.22% -53.19%
10th Percentile £15.17 £25.11 £9.61
90th Percentile £46.00 £39.76 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Kent

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Kent

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Kent over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Kent

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Kent

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 4 £525 - 1
Chatham - 1 - -
Dover - 1 £450 -
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceStack
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceStack
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) BMC
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy