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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / North East
Rank 67 51 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 -12  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.80% 2.64% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.09% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 12
Median daily rate £363 £406 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +12.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £478 £400
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 £42.98 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.94% +3.83%  

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 631 744 461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.52% 85.32% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 507 259
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +44.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
Tyne and Wear -23 10 £363 -12.38% 7
Durham - 2 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 6 (17.65%) Finance
4 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Use Case
6 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Product Management
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Windows
7 3 (8.82%) UML
7 3 (8.82%) SFIA
8 2 (5.88%) Service Design
8 2 (5.88%) Social Media
8 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.88%) DHCP
8 2 (5.88%) DNS
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL

Business Analysis
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
1 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Business Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
4 7 (20.59%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) CRM Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Management Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) AML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business Change Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) CRM
4 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Use Case
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) Product Management
7 3 (8.82%) SFIA
7 3 (8.82%) UML
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (5.88%) Server Building
8 2 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Infor
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Zuora