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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 2 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 102 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.18% 6.28% 9.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.37% 6.52% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 9 19
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
402 184 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.36% 96.34% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 108 118
Average daily rate £400 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 50 £425 +21.42% 3
Dunstable +5 14 £451 +8.73% 3
Bedford +2 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (35.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (28.33%) Retail
3 25 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (20.83%) Finance
4 22 (18.33%) SaaS
5 21 (17.50%) Change Management
5 21 (17.50%) CRM
6 20 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 14 (11.67%) Oracle
8 12 (10.00%) Data Management
8 12 (10.00%) Master Data Management
9 11 (9.17%) Revenue Management
9 11 (9.17%) Supplier Management
10 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (7.50%) Market Research
11 9 (7.50%) Logistics
12 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (6.67%) Scrum
12 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 7 (5.83%) Contact Management
13 7 (5.83%) Use Case
13 7 (5.83%) Data Entry
13 7 (5.83%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (5.83%) Oracle Payables

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (5.83%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (2.50%) Agresso
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Taleo
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) LAN
1 2 (1.67%) WAN
1 2 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 34 (28.33%) Retail
2 25 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.67%) Local Government
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Automotive
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
1 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.67%) EPoS
4 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (28.33%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (17.50%) Change Management
4 21 (17.50%) CRM
5 20 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 12 (10.00%) Data Management
6 12 (10.00%) Master Data Management
7 11 (9.17%) Revenue Management
7 11 (9.17%) Supplier Management
8 10 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (7.50%) Market Research
9 9 (7.50%) Logistics
10 8 (6.67%) Scrum
10 8 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.83%) Contact Management
11 7 (5.83%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) C
2 1 (0.83%) C#
2 1 (0.83%) C++
2 1 (0.83%) Java
2 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) RedPrairie
3 6 (5.00%) JDA
4 3 (2.50%) SAP
4 3 (2.50%) Mercator
5 2 (1.67%) Ceridian
5 2 (1.67%) Civica
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