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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 34 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.16% 2.16% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.76% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £388 £353 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £383
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +18.58% -34.95%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 213 254 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.19% 78.40% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Dartford - 2 - -
Dover - 2 £325 -
Maidstone - 1 £255 - 1
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
4 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) FMCG
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) SSADM
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) ISO 9000
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Workday
5 2 (15.38%) Workday HCM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) SDET
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) GDPR
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Core

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Finance Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Workday Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
6 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) HR Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) SSADM
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPR
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) R
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Workday
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle