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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 29 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.55% 6.78% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 8.73% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 7
Average daily rate
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£354 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £410
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 £44.22 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+45.80% +47.92%
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
307 355 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.88% 77.68% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 230 88
Average daily rate £425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 4
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 £11.00 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £46.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 +4 6 £325 -23.52%
Dunstable +2 5 £425 +41.66%
Bedford -5 3 £300 -26.17% 2
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.71%) Finance
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) WSDL
6 2 (7.14%) ISEB
6 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 2 (7.14%) Informatica
6 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
6 2 (7.14%) SOAP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) WSDL
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) User Stories
6 1 (3.57%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C#
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
1 2 (7.14%) CISM
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Informatica
4 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.57%) OpenText
5 1 (3.57%) Northgate