The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 25 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.42% 15.95% 13.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 17.28% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 43
Median daily rate £463 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £340 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £462 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
323 301 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.28% 92.33% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 195 340
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -13 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Dunstable -3 1 £425 +3.03%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Business Analysis
2 16 (34.78%) Use Case
3 14 (30.43%) Retail
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 13 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (26.09%) User Stories
5 12 (26.09%) Finance
6 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
7 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.57%) Sitecore
9 8 (17.39%) Wireframes
9 8 (17.39%) Data Flow Diagram
9 8 (17.39%) CMS
9 8 (17.39%) JIRA
10 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) Drupal
11 6 (13.04%) User Experience
11 6 (13.04%) Change Management
11 6 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) Concur
12 5 (10.87%) Expense Management
12 5 (10.87%) Service Design
13 4 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
13 4 (8.70%) Axure RP
13 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
13 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.39%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (13.04%) Drupal
4 3 (6.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (30.43%) Retail
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) REST
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Business Analysis
2 16 (34.78%) Use Case
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 13 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (26.09%) User Stories
6 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
7 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.39%) Data Flow Diagram
8 8 (17.39%) Wireframes
9 7 (15.22%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) Change Management
10 6 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) Migration
11 5 (10.87%) Expense Management
11 5 (10.87%) Service Design
12 4 (8.70%) Business Process Improvement
12 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.70%) Process Improvement
12 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Sitecore
2 5 (10.87%) Concur
3 2 (4.35%) hybris
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) Northgate
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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