Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.20% 2.62% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.20% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 64
Lancashire median daily rate £363 £375 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -0.33% -8.23%
10th Percentile £288 £270 £263
90th Percentile £1,125 £496 £589
North West median daily rate £418 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +7.74% +6.16% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £25.12 £53.00 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.60% +22.04% -6.60%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -22.22% +3.62% -6.60%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 374 531 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.20% 81.82% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 352 515
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £384 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -14.72% +19.21%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £276
90th Percentile £607 £556 £646
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.58 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Preston -9 4 £363 +34.26%
Blackpool +12 3 £1,050 +119.90% 1
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Service Design
3 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (20.00%) SFIA
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) hybris

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Service Design
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) SFIA
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ECDL
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft