The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Cost-Benefit Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cost-Benefit Analysis
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 135 139
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.034% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.043% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Median daily rate £415 £325 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -24.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £430
% change year-on-year -1.33% -12.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cost-Benefit 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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2104 2320 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.58% 79.83% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1534 1590
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 86
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £56.80 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cost-Benefit Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South West

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South West

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the South West

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 4 £385 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £438 -
Cost-Benefit Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cost-Benefit 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 South West region with a requirement for Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Sterling