The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 7 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.18% 2.33% 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.88% 3.45% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £210 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -50.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
64 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 83.12% 67.44% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 8 20
Average daily rate £350 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £264 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Business Analysis
Bedfordshire

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 August 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) EDI
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) ABAP
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
1 6 (42.86%) SAP SD
1 6 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (21.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) PMP
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SAP SD
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 3 (21.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
1 6 (42.86%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft