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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 28 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.37% 4.72% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 5.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +14.51%
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
300 309 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.76% 81.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Luton -3 5 £450 +34.83% 2
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Use Case
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Confluence
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Data Structures

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 15 (83.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Relationship Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Treasury Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Use Case
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) DSDM
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) QAD
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus
2 1 (5.56%) SAP