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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 12 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.00% 17.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
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
37 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 74.00% 89.74% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 9
Average daily rate £340 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Northgate
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText
1 1 (25.00%) Northgate