Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 62 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 35 22 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.38% 1.74% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.15% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 38
Reading median daily rate £438 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £372 £345 £305
90th Percentile £575 £497 £508
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +1.45% +1.47% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +69.23% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +23.94% +9.23% -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,266 1,022 1,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.95% 80.79% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 529 833
Reading median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £250
90th Percentile £603 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 53 37
Reading median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -17.96% -1.02%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £10.85
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £50.76
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -27.27%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Reading over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) PMO
5 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) VLE
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (11.43%) ERP
7 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) EPoS
7 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Law
8 2 (5.71%) Advertising
8 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
8 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Billing
8 2 (5.71%) Data Management
8 2 (5.71%) Identity Management

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.71%) Primavera
2 2 (5.71%) Sonata
3 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 27 (77.14%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) EPoS Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Wrap Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Director
7 1 (2.86%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.29%) VLE
2 3 (8.57%) EPoS
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (5.71%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.71%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (5.71%) User Stories
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) PMO
2 2 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) FNZ
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.86%) NetCracker
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau