Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 54 57
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.23% 2.26% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 2.64% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 24
Kent median daily rate £350 £463 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +42.31% -18.24%
10th Percentile £286 £316 £306
90th Percentile £570 £568 £450
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 £36.50 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.80% +13.64% +22.22%

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 360 454 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.42% 85.50% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 331 450
Kent median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £295 £203 £187
90th Percentile £596 £538 £588
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 14
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £24.95 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.32% -31.17% +93.33%
10th Percentile £15.78 £10.65 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.80 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -24.53% +20.45%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Dartford -2 3 £375 -
Folkestone - 2 £293 -
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) ERP
3 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Management

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Management Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Pensions Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Pensions Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Software Development Business Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP