Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 19 January 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.

Cost-Benefit Analysis
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 794 720
Rank change year-on-year +3 -74 +39
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 64 59 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.061% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.073% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 104
UK median daily rate £465 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £380 £160 £251
90th Percentile £613 £580 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £320 £450
% change year-on-year +42.19% -28.89% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -

Cost-Benefit 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84,690 81,227 89,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.82% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,719 53,809 57,908
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,968 2,254 2,719
UK median hourly rate £23.44 £24.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.26% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +24.22%

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cost-Benefit Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cost-Benefit Analysis in the UK

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 January 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
England -2 59 £475 +26.67% 9
UK excluding London -1 40 £455 +42.19% 7
London -27 21 £500 -4.76% 3
East of England +5 14 £485 -7.62% 3
Midlands -3 9 £375 +127.27%
North of England +34 7 £455 +68.52% 3
East Midlands -1 7 £375 +130.77%
South East -20 7 £463 +2.78%
North West +6 4 £406 - 1
North East - 3 £455 - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £455 +68.52% 1
West Midlands -1 2 - -
South West +4 1 £485 +20.50%
Scotland -14 1 £340 -2.86% 1
Wales - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (29.69%) Finance
4 14 (21.88%) Scrum
4 14 (21.88%) SQL
4 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
5 13 (20.31%) Oracle
5 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
6 12 (18.75%) Project Management
7 11 (17.19%) MySQL
7 11 (17.19%) UML
7 11 (17.19%) Business Analysis
7 11 (17.19%) Requirements Management
8 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.63%) XML
9 9 (14.06%) XSLT
9 9 (14.06%) MS Visio
9 9 (14.06%) Middleware
9 9 (14.06%) Ingres
9 9 (14.06%) Data Mining
9 9 (14.06%) Validation
9 9 (14.06%) Data Transformation
9 9 (14.06%) Data Mapping
9 9 (14.06%) Data Integration
9 9 (14.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (14.06%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (14.06%) Wireframes
9 9 (14.06%) Feasibility Study
10 8 (12.50%) Data Munging
10 8 (12.50%) Change Management

Cost-Benefit Analysis
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 4 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Simulink
5 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (3.13%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.56%) Demantra
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Investran
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.56%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
1 2 (3.13%) Taleo
2 1 (1.56%) Akamai
2 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) npm
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Serverless
2 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SMS
2 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.56%) Skype
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 9 (14.06%) Data Mining
2 9 (14.06%) Ingres
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Legal
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Publishing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Analyst
2 30 (46.88%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.13%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) XML
2 9 (14.06%) Middleware
2 9 (14.06%) XSLT
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) Express
3 1 (1.56%) Google Maps API
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) J2EE
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.56%) Symfony
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) HPUX
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.88%) Data Modelling
3 14 (21.88%) Scrum
4 13 (20.31%) Process Improvement
5 12 (18.75%) Project Management
6 11 (17.19%) Business Analysis
6 11 (17.19%) Requirements Management
6 11 (17.19%) UML
7 9 (14.06%) Data Integration
7 9 (14.06%) Data Mapping
7 9 (14.06%) Data Transformation
7 9 (14.06%) Feasibility Study
7 9 (14.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (14.06%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (14.06%) Validation
7 9 (14.06%) Wireframes
8 8 (12.50%) Change Management
8 8 (12.50%) Data Munging
8 8 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) C#
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CCA
4 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) MCSA
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
2 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.13%) Workday
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.56%) New Relic
5 1 (1.56%) Pega
5 1 (1.56%) Splunk
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Vermilion
5 1 (1.56%) VMware