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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.72% 8.29% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 8.53% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 12
Average daily rate £450 £413 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £295 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £434 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
319 375 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.08% 97.15% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 298 151
Average daily rate £438 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 26
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 10 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 +1 12 £463 +10.11%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 19 (38.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (34.00%) Retail
3 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (24.00%) User Stories
6 11 (22.00%) Use Case
6 11 (22.00%) CRM
6 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
7 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Change Management
9 7 (14.00%) Data Transformation
10 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
10 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.00%) SAP
11 5 (10.00%) SQL
11 5 (10.00%) UML
11 5 (10.00%) ERP
11 5 (10.00%) Finance
11 5 (10.00%) JIRA
11 5 (10.00%) Confluence
11 5 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (8.00%) Microservices
12 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.00%) Windows
13 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
13 3 (6.00%) RUP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.00%) MFGPRO
2 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 17 (34.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) BAPI
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Fiori
1 2 (4.00%) SAPUI5
2 1 (2.00%) MFC
2 1 (2.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) WSDL
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) FMCG
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.00%) User Stories
5 11 (22.00%) CRM
5 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (22.00%) Use Case
6 10 (20.00%) Scrum
6 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Change Management
8 7 (14.00%) Data Transformation
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
9 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
9 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (10.00%) ERP
10 5 (10.00%) UML
11 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) ABAP
3 1 (2.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) ISEB
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) CCA
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Lotus
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) QAD
3 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.00%) webMethods
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) hybris
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
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