The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 2 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 98 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.22% 8.82% 10.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.33% 9.50% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 17 22
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -14.98%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
482 221 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.51% 92.86% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 112 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £25.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.86% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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 42 £425 - 1
Bedford +2 9 £413 +26.92% 3
Dunstable - 6 £460 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 61 (30.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (27.92%) Retail
3 53 (26.90%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (23.86%) Business Analysis
5 42 (21.32%) Finance
6 41 (20.81%) Oracle
7 39 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (13.71%) CRM
8 27 (13.71%) Change Management
9 22 (11.17%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.14%) Data Analysis
10 18 (9.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (8.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 16 (8.12%) SaaS
11 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
11 16 (8.12%) Mobile App
12 13 (6.60%) Master Data Management
12 13 (6.60%) Data Management
12 13 (6.60%) Use Case
12 13 (6.60%) Supplier Management
13 12 (6.09%) Oracle General Ledger
13 12 (6.09%) Data Entry
13 12 (6.09%) Scrum
13 12 (6.09%) MS Office
13 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
13 12 (6.09%) Oracle Payables
14 11 (5.58%) Oracle Receivables
14 11 (5.58%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.08%) Revenue Management
15 10 (5.08%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) MS Office
2 10 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.05%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.52%) MS Project
4 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.02%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (8.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (6.09%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (6.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (5.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (4.57%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (3.05%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (3.05%) Agresso
6 6 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (2.03%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.12%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Taleo
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) Big Data
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 55 (27.92%) Retail
2 42 (21.32%) Finance
3 7 (3.55%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.02%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.57%) EPoS
2 9 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.05%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.51%) IVR
4 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.05%) Windows
2 4 (2.03%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (26.90%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (23.86%) Business Analysis
4 39 (19.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (13.71%) CRM
5 27 (13.71%) Change Management
6 22 (11.17%) E-Commerce
7 18 (9.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (9.14%) Data Analysis
8 16 (8.12%) PRINCE2
9 13 (6.60%) Supplier Management
9 13 (6.60%) Data Management
9 13 (6.60%) Use Case
9 13 (6.60%) Master Data Management
10 12 (6.09%) Data Entry
10 12 (6.09%) Scrum
11 11 (5.58%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.08%) Revenue Management
12 10 (5.08%) Demand Forecasting
12 10 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.57%) ISEB
2 5 (2.54%) Degree
3 3 (1.52%) PMP
3 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 41 (20.81%) Oracle
2 12 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.08%) SAP
4 6 (3.05%) JDA
4 6 (3.05%) RedPrairie
5 4 (2.03%) Ceridian
6 3 (1.52%) Mercator
7 2 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Civica
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago