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 3 months to 30 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.

Cost-Benefit Analysis
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 594 583
Rank change year-on-year +50 -11  
Contract jobs citing Cost-Benefit Analysis 56 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 38
Median daily rate £412 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.17% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £566 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £413 £430
% change year-on-year -2.30% -4.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.00

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 38807 46287 44659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.74% 82.81% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25491 30598 27763
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 £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 998 1077 1305
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.85 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.54% +13.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Cost-Benefit Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 30 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 3 months to 30 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 +57 53 £412 -7.26% 23
South East +27 11 £440 -2.22% 3
London +20 11 £425 -5.55% 3
East Midlands - 9 £271 -
East of England -5 8 £450 +5.88% 1
Essex - 8 £450 - 1
South West - 6 £425 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £440 -
West Midlands +27 5 £450 +24.13% 12
Derby - 5 £215 -
Derbyshire - 5 £215 -
Surrey +8 4 £483 +7.22%
Berkshire - 3 £290 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £365 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Slough - 3 £290 -
City of London -12 2 £398 -24.14%
Nottingham - 2 £331 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £331 -
Cheltenham - 2 £438 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £438 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £365 - 1
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
North West +32 1 - - 2
Scotland +30 1 - -
Cheshire +25 1 - -
Yorkshire +20 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 22 (25.88%) Business Analysis
3 17 (20.00%) Oracle
4 16 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.65%) Workflow
5 15 (17.65%) SQL
6 14 (16.47%) Validation
7 12 (14.12%) Project Management
8 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.94%) Requirements Management
8 11 (12.94%) QMS
9 10 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (11.76%) Change Control
9 10 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (11.76%) ISO 9001
9 10 (11.76%) Windows
9 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
9 10 (11.76%) Retail
10 9 (10.59%) Linux
10 9 (10.59%) Unix
10 9 (10.59%) XML
10 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
11 8 (9.41%) Data Transformation
11 8 (9.41%) Statistical Analysis
11 8 (9.41%) Scrum
11 8 (9.41%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (8.24%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (8.24%) Middleware
12 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 10g

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 5 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (5.88%) Demantra
3 5 (5.88%) SnowdropKCS
4 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Boomi
2 2 (2.35%) IaaS
2 2 (2.35%) iPaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
2 2 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) BGP
1 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.35%) DHCP
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
1 2 (2.35%) IPsec
1 2 (2.35%) Network Security
1 2 (2.35%) OSPF
1 2 (2.35%) VoIP
1 2 (2.35%) VPN
1 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.35%) Wireless
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.24%) MySQL
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.06%) Ingres
4 4 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.71%) SAP HANA
5 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.35%) DTS
6 2 (2.35%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.35%) JDeveloper
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 10 (11.76%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Publishing
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Advertising
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Analyst
2 27 (31.76%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Development Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Development Support Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Pensions Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Pensions Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce Manager
9 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce Project Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) XML
2 7 (8.24%) Middleware
3 4 (4.71%) Software Packaging
4 3 (3.53%) XSLT
5 2 (2.35%) .NET
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) User Experience
3 2 (2.35%) CESG
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) iPhone
4 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.18%) SCADA
4 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) HPUX
3 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Business Analysis
2 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.65%) Workflow
4 14 (16.47%) Validation
5 12 (14.12%) Project Management
6 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.94%) QMS
6 11 (12.94%) Requirements Management
7 10 (11.76%) Change Control
7 10 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (9.41%) Data Transformation
8 8 (9.41%) Scrum
8 8 (9.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Data Integration
9 7 (8.24%) Data Mapping
9 7 (8.24%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) UML
9 7 (8.24%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.53%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) ISEB
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.35%) CCDP
4 2 (2.35%) CCNA
4 2 (2.35%) CCNP
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.53%) PMO
3 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.18%) COREP
4 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.18%) FINREP
4 1 (1.18%) GDPR
4 1 (1.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Dell
2 4 (4.71%) IBM
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) SAP
3 2 (2.35%) Aquila
3 2 (2.35%) Ariba
3 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco
3 2 (2.35%) Concur
3 2 (2.35%) HP
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (2.35%) Juniper
3 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.18%) Actimize
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