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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 32 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.11% 6.03% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 7.62% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.49% +21.30%
Business Analysis
East of England

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
321 341 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.16% 79.12% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 200 102
Average daily rate £475 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +1 5 £419 +39.58%
Luton -4 5 £313 -26.47% 1
Bedford -2 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 9 (30.00%) Project Management
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Retail
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.00%) Information Management
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.00%) Finance
6 3 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) ISEB
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 2 (6.67%) Informatica
7 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 2 (6.67%) CISM
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Head of Development
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) WSDL
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Information Management
6 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) CISSP
2 2 (6.67%) CISM
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Informatica
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) OpenText
5 1 (3.33%) Northgate
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