Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 62 64
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 506 513 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.01% 3.28% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 3.95% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 334 375
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £559 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £31.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.03% +5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £22.86 £17.05 £22.93
90th Percentile £34.37 £42.50 £34.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -12.16%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,144 12,998 14,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.26% 83.00% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,310 7,527 9,059
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.89% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 521 582
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.53% -17.36% +26.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.06 £11.27
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +11.52%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -18 200 £425 +6.12% 24
Surrey -20 123 £499 +6.75% 15
Berkshire -7 114 £410 +2.50% 16
Hampshire +26 104 £425 +1.80% 13
West Sussex -14 49 £450 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -30 47 £425 +6.25% 6
Oxfordshire -10 39 £475 +11.76% 2
East Sussex +6 13 £488 +30.00% 2
Kent +6 9 £375 -25.00% 1
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 157 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (25.89%) Finance
4 105 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (17.59%) SQL
6 82 (16.21%) Project Management
7 72 (14.23%) Degree
8 68 (13.44%) Oracle
9 62 (12.25%) User Stories
10 57 (11.26%) Scrum
10 57 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (11.07%) Relational Database
12 54 (10.67%) Retail
13 48 (9.49%) BPR
14 47 (9.29%) Unix
14 47 (9.29%) GDPR
15 46 (9.09%) Telecoms
16 45 (8.89%) Data Analysis
17 43 (8.50%) Waterfall
18 42 (8.30%) Workflow
19 41 (8.10%) Microsoft
20 40 (7.91%) ISEB
20 40 (7.91%) MS Visio
20 40 (7.91%) Business Process Analysis
21 34 (6.72%) Data Management
21 34 (6.72%) Use Case
22 33 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
23 32 (6.32%) PRINCE2
24 30 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
25 29 (5.73%) Security Cleared

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.16%) Confluence
3 5 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.79%) CMS
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.40%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) Mule
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (7.91%) MS Visio
2 26 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.59%) InDesign
5 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Primavera
2 4 (0.79%) Workfront
3 3 (0.59%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (0.59%) OpenText Process Suite
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (0.59%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.40%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.37%) SaaS
2 8 (1.58%) Office 365
2 8 (1.58%) PaaS
3 7 (1.38%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.17%) Internet
2 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.40%) Broadband
3 2 (0.40%) MPLS
3 2 (0.40%) SMS
3 2 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) Converged Networks
4 1 (0.20%) CTI
4 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.20%) MVNO
4 1 (0.20%) Skype
4 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.07%) Relational Database
2 22 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.17%) Big Data
4 8 (1.58%) Power BI
5 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.79%) Cloudera CDH
7 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
7 4 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.59%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.40%) DB2
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (4.35%) JIRA
2 7 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.59%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Cobertura
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.20%) ERwin
5 1 (0.20%) GCC
5 1 (0.20%) JUnit
5 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.20%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 131 (25.89%) Finance
2 54 (10.67%) Retail
3 46 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.56%) Banking
5 14 (2.77%) Marketing
6 11 (2.17%) Legal
7 9 (1.78%) Advertising
8 5 (0.99%) Back Office
8 5 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.79%) Billing
9 4 (0.79%) French Language
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.59%) Automotive
10 3 (0.59%) German Language
10 3 (0.59%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) Games
11 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 385 (76.09%) Analyst
2 319 (63.04%) Business Analyst
3 50 (9.88%) Systems Analyst
4 49 (9.68%) Pensions Analyst
5 28 (5.53%) Senior Business Analyst
6 27 (5.34%) Agile Business Analyst
6 27 (5.34%) Developer
6 27 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
7 26 (5.14%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 26 (5.14%) Process Analyst
8 25 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 24 (4.74%) Business Systems Analyst
9 24 (4.74%) Digital Business Analyst
10 22 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
11 21 (4.15%) Business Process Analyst
12 19 (3.75%) Data Business Analyst
12 19 (3.75%) Oracle Analyst
13 16 (3.16%) Workflow Analyst
14 15 (2.96%) IT Analyst
14 15 (2.96%) Pensions Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.56%) HTML
2 12 (2.37%) CSS
3 11 (2.17%) .NET
4 9 (1.78%) jQuery
4 9 (1.78%) XML
5 8 (1.58%) JSON
6 7 (1.38%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.38%) JSP
6 7 (1.38%) JSTL
6 7 (1.38%) Node.js
6 7 (1.38%) REST
6 7 (1.38%) SOAP
6 7 (1.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 6 (1.19%) CSS3
7 6 (1.19%) D3.js
7 6 (1.19%) Electron Framework
7 6 (1.19%) HTML5
7 6 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (0.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 155 (30.63%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.15%) User Experience
4 18 (3.56%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.98%) Fintech
6 10 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.38%) Clustering
7 7 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.19%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.19%) Thin Client
9 5 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.99%) EPoS
9 5 (0.99%) Frameworx
9 5 (0.99%) Life Science
10 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.40%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.29%) Unix
2 8 (1.58%) Windows
3 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.59%) Android
5 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) AIX
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (16.21%) Project Management
4 62 (12.25%) User Stories
5 57 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (11.26%) Scrum
6 48 (9.49%) BPR
7 45 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 43 (8.50%) Waterfall
9 42 (8.30%) Workflow
10 40 (7.91%) Business Process Analysis
11 34 (6.72%) Data Management
11 34 (6.72%) Use Case
12 33 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
13 32 (6.32%) PRINCE2
14 30 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (5.73%) Acceptance Criteria
15 29 (5.73%) DevOps
16 27 (5.34%) Business Process Modelling
16 27 (5.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 89 (17.59%) SQL
2 14 (2.77%) C#
2 14 (2.77%) Java
3 9 (1.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.19%) TypeScript
5 4 (0.79%) C
5 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.79%) VBA
6 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.20%) COBOL
7 1 (0.20%) JCL
7 1 (0.20%) Scala
7 1 (0.20%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (14.23%) Degree
2 40 (7.91%) ISEB
3 29 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 22 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.77%) IIBA
6 13 (2.57%) PgMP
7 12 (2.37%) PMP
8 8 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.79%) CBAP
9 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.20%) ACCA
11 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) CIMA
11 1 (0.20%) CITP
11 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.29%) GDPR
2 25 (4.94%) PMO
3 13 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.98%) QA
5 6 (1.19%) SLA
6 5 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.79%) P3O
8 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) FATCA
8 1 (0.20%) GAMP
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (13.44%) Oracle
2 41 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.75%) SAP
4 10 (1.98%) Workday
5 7 (1.38%) Pega
6 6 (1.19%) Capita
6 6 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.99%) Civica
8 4 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.79%) Cognos
8 4 (0.79%) Imperva
8 4 (0.79%) Informatica
8 4 (0.79%) LogRhythm
8 4 (0.79%) Splunk
9 3 (0.59%) Adobe
9 3 (0.59%) HP
9 3 (0.59%) OpenText
9 3 (0.59%) Tableau
10 2 (0.40%) hybris
10 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow