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 3 months to 22 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
England / North East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 98 41
Rank change year-on-year +50 -57  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.73% 1.71% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.99% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 21
Median daily rate £385 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £210 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £515 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £44.22
% change year-on-year +18.58% -36.10%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 1356 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.44% 85.93% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 870 404
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 69 42
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +75.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £26.00 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.26 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear +60 5 £550 +57.14% 4
Durham -6 2 £365 -43.84% 2
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
1 7 (30.43%) CRM
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Service Design
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Conversion
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (8.70%) ISEB
5 2 (8.70%) Service 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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Business Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Management Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Process Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) CRM
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Service Design
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Data Conversion
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) CBAP
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow