The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 44 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.40% 3.17% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.94% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 21
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £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 £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 482 606
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.05% 80.33% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 350 417
Median daily rate £473 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 22
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Oxfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Oxford -6 6 £425 +21.42%
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Publishing
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
6 5 (15.63%) Workflow
6 5 (15.63%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (9.38%) Finance
8 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (6.25%) PMO
9 2 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle
9 2 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (6.25%) ISEB
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (6.25%) CBAP

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Publishing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Analyst
2 24 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Graduate
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Publishing Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Web Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Web Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Graduate
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) ERP
6 5 (15.63%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Workflow
7 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
10 1 (3.13%) ITIL
10 1 (3.13%) Kanban
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) CBAP
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com