The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 16 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 21 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.64% 2.90% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 3.26% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 16
Median daily rate £435 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £485 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +12.19%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 276 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.82% 89.03% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 191 253
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £40.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedfordshire region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Luton +12 11 £450 +2.85% 2
Bedford - 2 £345 -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Use Case
3 9 (37.50%) Migration
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) DSDM
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB
7 4 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
8 3 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
8 3 (12.50%) Content Management
8 3 (12.50%) CMS
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Campaign
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Migration Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 9 (37.50%) Use Case
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) DSDM
7 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) User Stories
8 3 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Concur
1 1 (4.17%) IBM