The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 29 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 -19  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 8 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.44% 3.38% 12.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 4.10% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 34
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £85 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £500
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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 195 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 78.06% 82.28% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 155 235
Median daily rate £475 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% +47.36%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Oxford

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Oxford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Oxford

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Oxford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) LDAP
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Publishing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) SAP APO
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Back Office
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (7.14%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) OBIEE Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) ICT Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Process Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) BPR
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (7.14%) SAP