Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 761 764
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -28
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 106 126 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 75
UK median daily rate £405 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -3.41% +9.18%
10th Percentile £235 £313 £308
90th Percentile £608 £585 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -8.96% +4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
UK median hourly rate - £44.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +54.31% -

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80749 91852 91010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.21% 83.48% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52942 60585 57564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2076 2197 2573
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +4.24%

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 22 July 2017.

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
Top 14 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 22 July 2017. 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 +50 100 £405 -10.00% 19
UK excluding London +49 71 £404 -8.96% 15
London +7 32 £475 +10.14% 5
East of England -3 19 £450 +4.35% 1
Midlands +26 18 £331 -19.21% 7
South East +28 15 £475 - 3
East Midlands -6 10 £271 -39.89%
South West +10 9 £390 -10.34% 1
North of England +51 7 £306 -27.94% 2
West Midlands +27 7 £400 - 7
North West +34 4 £275 -26.67% 2
Yorkshire +28 3 £313 -26.47%
Scotland +25 2 - - 1
Wales - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 with a requirement for Cost-Benefit Analysis.

1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.47%) Validation
4 24 (22.64%) Business Analysis
4 24 (22.64%) Requirements Management
5 23 (21.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 21 (19.81%) UML
6 21 (19.81%) Wireframes
7 20 (18.87%) Project Management
8 19 (17.92%) Oracle
8 19 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (17.92%) Scrum
9 18 (16.98%) Middleware
9 18 (16.98%) Statistical Analysis
9 18 (16.98%) Data Mapping
9 18 (16.98%) Data Integration
9 18 (16.98%) Data Transformation
10 16 (15.09%) SQL
11 15 (14.15%) MySQL
12 14 (13.21%) XML
12 14 (13.21%) Ingres
12 14 (13.21%) Data Munging
13 13 (12.26%) Banking
13 13 (12.26%) Data Flow Diagram
13 13 (12.26%) Business Process Modelling
14 12 (11.32%) XSLT
14 12 (11.32%) Data Modelling
15 11 (10.38%) Data Mining
15 11 (10.38%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (10.38%) Data Protection

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 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.94%) Actimize
3 1 (0.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.94%) Demantra
3 1 (0.94%) iTrent
3 1 (0.94%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Boomi
2 2 (1.89%) IaaS
2 2 (1.89%) iPaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) PaaS
2 2 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) BGP
1 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.89%) DHCP
1 2 (1.89%) DNS
1 2 (1.89%) Firewall
1 2 (1.89%) Internet
1 2 (1.89%) IPsec
1 2 (1.89%) Network Security
1 2 (1.89%) OSPF
1 2 (1.89%) VoIP
1 2 (1.89%) VPN
1 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) Ingres
3 11 (10.38%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.77%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Big Data
7 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Banking
3 7 (6.60%) Legal
4 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.77%) Advertising
5 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 3 (2.83%) Law
6 3 (2.83%) Local Government
6 3 (2.83%) Publishing
7 2 (1.89%) Back Office
7 2 (1.89%) Front Office
7 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 62 (58.49%) Analyst
2 44 (41.51%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) Project Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Architect
6 5 (4.72%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) GDPR Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.72%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) GDPR Programme Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Pensions Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.83%) IT Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Project Supervisor
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) Middleware
2 14 (13.21%) XML
3 12 (11.32%) XSLT
4 2 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) React
5 1 (0.94%) Redux
5 1 (0.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.66%) Virtual Team
2 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) CESG
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) Life Science
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Windows
2 3 (2.83%) Linux
2 3 (2.83%) Unix
2 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) HPUX
3 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.47%) Validation
3 24 (22.64%) Business Analysis
3 24 (22.64%) Requirements Management
4 23 (21.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 21 (19.81%) UML
5 21 (19.81%) Wireframes
6 20 (18.87%) Project Management
7 19 (17.92%) Scrum
7 19 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (16.98%) Data Integration
8 18 (16.98%) Data Mapping
8 18 (16.98%) Data Transformation
8 18 (16.98%) Statistical Analysis
9 14 (13.21%) Data Munging
10 13 (12.26%) Business Process Modelling
10 13 (12.26%) Data Flow Diagram
11 12 (11.32%) Data Modelling
12 11 (10.38%) Data Protection
12 11 (10.38%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.60%) Degree
3 4 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.77%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) CCDP
5 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 2 (1.89%) CCNP
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) CISSP
6 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) GDPR
2 4 (3.77%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.83%) PMO
4 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.89%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.94%) COREP
5 1 (0.94%) FINREP
5 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) IBM
3 4 (3.77%) Dell
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.77%) SAP
4 3 (2.83%) Pega
5 2 (1.89%) Aquila
5 2 (1.89%) Ariba
5 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco
5 2 (1.89%) Concur
5 2 (1.89%) HP
5 2 (1.89%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (1.89%) Juniper
5 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Cognos
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Austin Fraser
Rate: £340
Posted: 5 days ago