The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.81% - 11.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£513 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
Business Analysis
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
24 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 64.86% 59.26% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 11
Average daily rate £359 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -53.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedford region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) CBAP
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) FMCG
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (16.67%) SAP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Development
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CBAP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP