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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.71% 3.19% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 4.17% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 2
Median daily rate £538 £325 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -18.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

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 249 360 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 85.27% 76.60% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 278 108
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 - 1 - -
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Workday
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) SSADM
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Workday HCM
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) CBAP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Finance Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Workday Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Workday Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) SSADM
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Workday
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft