Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 110 40
Rank change year-on-year +29 -70 +29
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 20 53 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.63% 1.96% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.32% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 98
North East median daily rate £399 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +11.11% -7.95%
10th Percentile £330 £289 £300
90th Percentile £583 £600 £545
England median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North East median hourly rate - £27.00 -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.39% +27.28% -19.06%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1031 2285 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.09% 84.38% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1583 1080
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 74
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +62.32% -8.73%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the North East

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the North East

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the North East

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the North East

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East 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
Tyne and Wear +29 12 £475 +8.57% 8
Durham +3 5 £419 -30.21% 1
Business Analysis
England

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 North East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Use Case
3 7 (35.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) User Experience
4 6 (30.00%) SFIA
5 5 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) DSDM
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Confluence
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) People Management

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) GDPR Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (5.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Use Case
3 7 (35.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) SFIA
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) DSDM
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) User Stories
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP