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 28 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 32
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.88% 3.30% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 4.15% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +20.17% -35.54%  

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 271 241 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 84.69% 79.54% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 178 236
Median daily rate £475 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Publishing
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) CBAP
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Wiki
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) BPMN
6 1 (10.00%) Product Management
6 1 (10.00%) Back Office
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Python

Business Analysis
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) BPMN
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CBAP
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (10.00%) SAP