Period
to 18 September 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 18 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 79 59
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 478 461 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.88% 2.83% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.36% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 319 402
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £338 £313 £305
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £25.12 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.20% -8.65% +14.58%
10th Percentile £20.73 £11.17 £23.38
90th Percentile £82.25 £38.00 £49.50
England median hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £32.45
% change year-on-year +21.67% -7.55% -0.61%

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 14,231 13,701 14,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.82% 84.16% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,543 8,115 8,880
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £280 £259 £255
90th Percentile £588 £569 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 477 554
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -10.87% +2.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £23.50
% change year-on-year -9.46% -1.30% +6.82%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +19 205 £428 +6.88% 26
Hampshire -15 104 £438 +4.48% 18
Berkshire -10 103 £420 -1.18% 12
Surrey -29 102 £480 +1.05% 9
Buckinghamshire +46 63 £425 +6.25% 9
Oxfordshire +22 39 £475 +26.67% 5
West Sussex -32 25 £413 +3.13% 3
East Sussex 0 19 £475 +13.10% 3
Kent +11 17 £363 -19.44% 8
Middlesex +9 3 £517 +36.17%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 190 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (30.96%) Finance
3 119 (24.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (21.55%) Project Management
5 72 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (14.64%) Degree
7 64 (13.39%) User Stories
8 62 (12.97%) Migration
9 57 (11.92%) SQL
10 52 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
11 50 (10.46%) Retail
12 47 (9.83%) Microsoft
13 45 (9.41%) Scrum
14 43 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (8.58%) PRINCE2
16 39 (8.16%) Data Analysis
17 38 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (7.74%) Waterfall
19 36 (7.53%) Management Information System
20 35 (7.32%) Telecoms
21 34 (7.11%) ISEB
21 34 (7.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 33 (6.90%) SAP
22 33 (6.90%) E-Commerce
23 32 (6.69%) ITIL
23 32 (6.69%) Analytics
24 30 (6.28%) PMO
24 30 (6.28%) Marketing
25 29 (6.07%) Workflow
25 29 (6.07%) Change Management

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 13 (2.72%) CMS
2 7 (1.46%) Confluence
2 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.26%) SAS
4 5 (1.05%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.05%) Drupal
4 5 (1.05%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon Alexa
6 1 (0.21%) Documentum
6 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.21%) FileNet
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) Liferay
6 1 (0.21%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.21%) Mingle
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (0.84%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.63%) Global One
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.42%) HFM
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.42%) Primavera
4 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.42%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.93%) SaaS
2 12 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
3 7 (1.46%) PaaS
4 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.42%) Office 365
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) SMS
3 3 (0.63%) Broadband
4 2 (0.42%) MVNO
4 2 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) CTI
5 1 (0.21%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.21%) FTP
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.14%) Power BI
5 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 7 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.46%) SSDT
7 6 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 6 (1.26%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.05%) Big Data
8 5 (1.05%) Endeca
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.63%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 14 (2.93%) JIRA
3 13 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.84%) Toad
6 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.21%) Ant
7 1 (0.21%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.21%) ERwin
7 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 148 (30.96%) Finance
2 50 (10.46%) Retail
3 35 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.28%) Marketing
5 17 (3.56%) Banking
6 13 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.51%) Legal
8 11 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.88%) Publishing
10 8 (1.67%) Advertising
11 7 (1.46%) Automotive
11 7 (1.46%) Back Office
12 5 (1.05%) Games
13 4 (0.84%) German Language
14 3 (0.63%) Electronics
14 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.63%) Military
15 2 (0.42%) Front Office
15 2 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 326 (68.20%) Analyst
2 276 (57.74%) Business Analyst
3 32 (6.69%) Project Manager
4 29 (6.07%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (5.23%) Architect
5 25 (5.23%) IT Business Analyst
5 25 (5.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 24 (5.02%) Business IT Analyst
6 24 (5.02%) IT Analyst
7 21 (4.39%) Digital Business Analyst
8 20 (4.18%) Developer
9 19 (3.97%) Digital Analyst
9 19 (3.97%) IT Manager
10 17 (3.56%) Data Analyst
11 16 (3.35%) Agile Business Analyst
11 16 (3.35%) Service Analyst
12 15 (3.14%) Consultant
12 15 (3.14%) Data Business Analyst
13 13 (2.72%) Agile Coach
13 13 (2.72%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.35%) .NET
2 8 (1.67%) CSS
2 8 (1.67%) HTML
2 8 (1.67%) Web Services
3 7 (1.46%) XML
4 6 (1.26%) Gherkin
4 6 (1.26%) Java EE
4 6 (1.26%) Middleware
5 5 (1.05%) Laravel
5 5 (1.05%) Symfony
6 4 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.84%) XSLT
7 3 (0.63%) SOAP
8 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.42%) IDoc
8 2 (0.42%) RESTful
8 2 (0.42%) SAP Business Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.53%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.23%) User Experience
4 21 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.26%) PMI
8 5 (1.05%) FMCG
8 5 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.05%) VLE
9 4 (0.84%) EPoS
9 4 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.84%) Life Science
10 3 (0.63%) CMDB
10 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.42%) Frameworx
11 2 (0.42%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 9 (1.88%) Windows
3 6 (1.26%) Android
4 3 (0.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Linux
5 1 (0.21%) VMS
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (24.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 103 (21.55%) Project Management
4 64 (13.39%) User Stories
5 62 (12.97%) Migration
6 52 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (9.41%) Scrum
8 43 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (8.58%) PRINCE2
10 39 (8.16%) Data Analysis
11 38 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (7.74%) Waterfall
13 34 (7.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 33 (6.90%) E-Commerce
15 32 (6.69%) Analytics
15 32 (6.69%) ITIL
16 29 (6.07%) Change Management
16 29 (6.07%) Workflow
17 28 (5.86%) CRM
18 27 (5.65%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.92%) SQL
2 12 (2.51%) Java
3 9 (1.88%) C#
3 9 (1.88%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.05%) PHP
6 4 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.42%) ABAP
7 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.42%) Python
7 2 (0.42%) VBA
8 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) C
8 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.21%) Perl
8 1 (0.21%) Ruby
8 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (14.64%) Degree
2 34 (7.11%) ISEB
3 19 (3.97%) PMI Certification
4 15 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (2.93%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (2.09%) PMP
7 10 (2.09%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.67%) CBAP
9 7 (1.46%) PgMP
10 6 (1.26%) APMP
11 4 (0.84%) IIBA
12 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.42%) ACCA
13 2 (0.42%) CIMA
13 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.21%) HNC
14 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.28%) PMO
2 24 (5.02%) Data Quality
3 23 (4.81%) QA
4 17 (3.56%) GDPR
5 6 (1.26%) SLA
6 5 (1.05%) GxP
7 4 (0.84%) IFRS
8 3 (0.63%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.21%) COBIT
9 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.21%) Mesos
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.90%) SAP
3 27 (5.65%) Oracle
4 22 (4.60%) Workday
5 16 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.67%) Capita
7 6 (1.26%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.05%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.05%) Google
9 4 (0.84%) hybris
9 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.84%) Teradata
10 3 (0.63%) BMC
10 3 (0.63%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.63%) IBM
10 3 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.63%) Pega
10 3 (0.63%) Remedy
10 3 (0.63%) Serena
10 3 (0.63%) Trillium