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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 12 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.52% - 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.91% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£386 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -46.57%
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
55 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 87.30% 73.97% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 20
Average daily rate £400 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £736 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) CRM
1 6 (37.50%) EDI
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) ABAP
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
1 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
1 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) PMP
5 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP SD
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) CRM
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) PMP
3 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CBAP
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
1 6 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle