The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 20 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 19 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.45% 6.91% 19.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.93% 7.25% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 38
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£425 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
392 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.69% 95.27% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 165 178
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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 -7 16 £425 - 3
Bedford +1 4 £225 -28.00%
Dunstable - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 44 (43.14%) Retail
2 28 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (25.49%) Finance
3 26 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (22.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (20.59%) Business Analysis
6 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
7 13 (12.75%) Oracle
7 13 (12.75%) Data Analysis
7 13 (12.75%) Use Case
8 12 (11.76%) MS Visio
9 11 (10.78%) ERP
9 11 (10.78%) Change Management
9 11 (10.78%) Performance Management
9 11 (10.78%) Waterfall
10 10 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (9.80%) Scrum
11 9 (8.82%) Project Management
11 9 (8.82%) SQL
11 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (7.84%) Data Entry
12 8 (7.84%) SAP
12 8 (7.84%) Data Structures
13 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.88%) User Stories
15 5 (4.90%) Agresso

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Project
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Agresso
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
1 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (43.14%) Retail
2 26 (25.49%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.96%) French Language
4 2 (1.96%) German Language
4 2 (1.96%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.96%) Front Office
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) .NET
1 2 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (0.98%) XML
2 1 (0.98%) EDI
2 1 (0.98%) Middleware
2 1 (0.98%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.98%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Data Structures
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (1.96%) EPoS
6 1 (0.98%) IVR
6 1 (0.98%) GIS
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (22.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (20.59%) Business Analysis
5 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.75%) Data Analysis
6 13 (12.75%) Use Case
7 11 (10.78%) ERP
7 11 (10.78%) Change Management
7 11 (10.78%) Performance Management
7 11 (10.78%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (9.80%) Scrum
9 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (7.84%) Data Entry
11 6 (5.88%) User Stories
12 5 (4.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) SAP
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) Ceridian
4 2 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe
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