The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

Business Analysis
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 70 58
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.23% 1.09% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.41% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £425 £465 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £590 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £391
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +12.03%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 780 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.97% 77.30% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 421 402
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

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

1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Case Management
3 6 (28.57%) Economics
3 6 (28.57%) Google
3 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (28.57%) Marketing
3 6 (28.57%) Business Development
3 6 (28.57%) PLM
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) MBA
3 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Billing
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) OLAP
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) NUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 4 (19.05%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Manager
4 6 (28.57%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Apache CXF
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 7 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) Case Management
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (28.57%) Economics
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) PLM
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 3 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) eTOM
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) MBA
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
1 6 (28.57%) HP
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Saba
2 1 (4.76%) Workday
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