Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 64 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 24 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.66% 1.84% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.24% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 33
Reading median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +15.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £320 £305
90th Percentile £491 £540 £449
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £32.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +17.33% +15.38% -

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 1,234 1,029 1,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.58% 82.32% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 565 749
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £229 £271 £244
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 40
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.74 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.43% -21.52% -11.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £58.25 £50.63 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

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 September 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 September 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 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) VLE
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) SMS
4 3 (12.50%) PMO
5 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.33%) EPoS
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Law
5 2 (8.33%) Advertising
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (8.33%) Back Office
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) QA
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Degree

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 2 (8.33%) Sonata
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.17%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SMS
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 2 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 16 (66.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Deputy Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Wrap Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Director
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) VLE
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Robotics
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) Use Case
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) FNZ
2 1 (4.17%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) NetCracker
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle