The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 24 April 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.

Business Analytics
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 612 599
Rank change year-on-year +86 -13  
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 69 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.081% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.097% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 33
Median daily rate £500 £433 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.60% -5.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £327 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £489 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £438 £440
% change year-on-year +14.28% -0.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.35 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 -

Business Analytics 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38674 46354 45419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.52% 82.93% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25470 30647 28229
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1091 1331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Business Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analytics over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analytics in the UK

Business Analytics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +77 61 £500 +14.61% 22
London +56 37 £550 +29.41% 11
South East +20 11 £500 +11.11% 2
Wales - 6 £575 -
City of London +8 5 £475 +10.46% 3
South Wales - 5 £575 -
Newport - 5 £575 -
West Midlands +27 4 £410 +7.89% 1
West Sussex - 4 £405 - 1
Berkshire +20 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £750 +55.84% 1
East of England 0 3 £750 +71.42% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £405 -
Coventry - 3 £410 -
Scotland +31 2 £350 +55.55%
Hampshire - 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 2 £363 - 3
North West - 2 £400 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Manchester - 2 £400 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £575 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £500 -
Reading +20 1 - -
Surrey +4 1 £600 +33.33%
Watford -7 1 £750 -
Derbyshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Analytics.

1 129 (100.00%) Analytics
2 86 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (25.58%) SQL
6 27 (20.93%) Finance
7 23 (17.83%) Oracle
7 23 (17.83%) Python
8 22 (17.05%) Tableau
9 21 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (15.50%) Degree
10 20 (15.50%) Big Data
11 19 (14.73%) Data Analysis
12 18 (13.95%) Data Analytics
13 17 (13.18%) Data Modelling
14 16 (12.40%) ETL
14 16 (12.40%) SAP
15 15 (11.63%) SAS
15 15 (11.63%) Teradata
16 14 (10.85%) Project Management
16 14 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (10.85%) Banking
17 13 (10.08%) Data Management
17 13 (10.08%) Hadoop
17 13 (10.08%) Visualisation
17 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.08%) Scrum
18 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
18 12 (9.30%) R
18 12 (9.30%) Data Visualisation

Business Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (11.63%) SAS
2 12 (9.30%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.53%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.43%) CMS
4 7 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (3.10%) Confluence
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.78%) Apache
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) CPLEX
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.33%) SPSS
4 1 (0.78%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) Big Data
2 14 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (10.08%) Hadoop
3 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 12 (9.30%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.53%) QlikView
6 9 (6.98%) HBase
7 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.43%) MongoDB
9 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.88%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.10%) KDB
11 4 (3.10%) Power BI
11 4 (3.10%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (2.33%) DataStage
12 3 (2.33%) OLAP
12 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.33%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.55%) MOLAP
13 2 (1.55%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.93%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Marketing
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.10%) Front Office
5 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (30.23%) Developer
2 34 (26.36%) Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Architect
5 11 (8.53%) Scala Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Consultant
7 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Tableau Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Business Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Report Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Web Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Analytics Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Analytics Consultant
12 4 (3.10%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Data Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) HTML
2 4 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.10%) HTML5
2 4 (3.10%) Spring
3 3 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (2.33%) REST
4 2 (1.55%) Ajax
4 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.78%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (0.78%) COM
5 1 (0.78%) CSS3
5 1 (0.78%) D3.js
5 1 (0.78%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.78%) JPA
5 1 (0.78%) JSF
5 1 (0.78%) JSON
5 1 (0.78%) Mason
5 1 (0.78%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.20%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.65%) User Experience
6 4 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.10%) PMI
7 3 (2.33%) Life Science
8 2 (1.55%) Social Network
8 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Unix
3 3 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) Analytics
2 86 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (14.73%) Data Analysis
6 18 (13.95%) Data Analytics
7 17 (13.18%) Data Modelling
8 16 (12.40%) ETL
9 14 (10.85%) Project Management
10 13 (10.08%) Data Management
10 13 (10.08%) Scrum
10 13 (10.08%) Visualisation
11 12 (9.30%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (8.53%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.75%) System Testing
14 9 (6.98%) Change Management
14 9 (6.98%) MapReduce
14 9 (6.98%) Performance Testing
14 9 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) SQL
2 23 (17.83%) Python
3 12 (9.30%) R
4 9 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.20%) Java
6 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.10%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.33%) C++
8 2 (1.55%) ABAP
8 2 (1.55%) VBA
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.88%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.55%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) CBAP
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) MBA
7 1 (0.78%) PgMP
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) IFRS
3 1 (0.78%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.78%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Terraform
2 1 (0.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (17.83%) Oracle
2 22 (17.05%) Tableau
3 16 (12.40%) SAP
4 15 (11.63%) Teradata
5 11 (8.53%) Cloudera
6 10 (7.75%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.43%) Adobe
7 7 (5.43%) Alteryx
8 5 (3.88%) ILOG
9 4 (3.10%) Bloomberg
9 4 (3.10%) Cognos
9 4 (3.10%) FXall
9 4 (3.10%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (3.10%) Reuters
10 3 (2.33%) Lavastorm
10 3 (2.33%) Optimizely
11 2 (1.55%) Informatica
12 1 (0.78%) IBM
12 1 (0.78%) Lotus
12 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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