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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 8 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 98 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.20% 19.22% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.10% 20.33% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 71 17
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£413 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
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 £32.65 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.93% +35.72%
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
347 482 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.53% 94.51% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 321 112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +75.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Dunstable +1 12 £463 +0.54% 1
Luton -12 11 £425 - 1
Bedford -3 2 £300 -27.27% 3
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 37 (48.05%) Retail
2 18 (23.38%) Business Analysis
3 16 (20.78%) Oracle
4 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (18.18%) Finance
6 10 (12.99%) ERP
6 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
8 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.09%) Change Management
9 7 (9.09%) SAP
9 7 (9.09%) ITIL
10 6 (7.79%) SQL
10 6 (7.79%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (7.79%) Marketing
10 6 (7.79%) Use Case
11 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (6.49%) WFM
11 5 (6.49%) CRM
11 5 (6.49%) Agresso
11 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (5.19%) ISEB
12 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
12 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.19%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Agresso
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.60%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.30%) SAP QM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 37 (48.05%) Retail
2 14 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 4 (5.19%) Local Government
5 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) German Language
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) EPoS
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.30%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Business Analysis
2 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (12.99%) ERP
4 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.39%) Project Management
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 6 (7.79%) Use Case
7 6 (7.79%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) WFM
8 5 (6.49%) CRM
9 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Document Management
9 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) ISEB
2 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ACCA
3 1 (1.30%) CIMA
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) Sun
4 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.60%) OpenText
4 2 (2.60%) Cognos
5 1 (1.30%) Northgate
5 1 (1.30%) Ceridian
Luton, Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago