Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 45 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 17 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.88% 3.91% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 4.88% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 11
Kent median daily rate £450 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.85% -
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £25.12 £32.50
% change year-on-year +67.20% -22.71% +10.17%

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 370 410 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.47% 80.23% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 312 291
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £222 £231 £193
90th Percentile £600 £611 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +22.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.50 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +16 4 £525 +105.88% 2
Folkestone - 2 £293 -
Dover +2 1 £450 +38.46%
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) BMC
5 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) CMDB
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) Advertising
5 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
5 3 (17.65%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (11.76%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (11.76%) GDPR
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (11.76%) TDD

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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Finance Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Financial Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceStack
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Six Sigma
3 3 (17.65%) Swim Lanes
4 2 (11.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) BMC
1 3 (17.65%) Remedy
2 1 (5.88%) Capita
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP