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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 10 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 90 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.86% 19.69% 12.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.44% 21.63% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 70 19
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£394 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.23%
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
341 416 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 91.03% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 268 111
Average daily rate £388 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.50 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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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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 +2 19 £444 -2.47% 2
Luton -15 7 £366 -13.82% 1
Bedford -4 2 £300 -27.05% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 35 (45.45%) Retail
2 20 (25.97%) Business Analysis
3 15 (19.48%) Oracle
4 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (18.18%) Finance
5 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
8 8 (10.39%) ITIL
8 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
9 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.09%) Project Management
9 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (7.79%) SQL
10 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (6.49%) Use Case
11 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.49%) ERP
11 5 (6.49%) ISEB
11 5 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
12 4 (5.19%) Change Management
12 4 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (5.19%) Agresso
12 4 (5.19%) EPoS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
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 4 (5.19%) Agresso
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) QlikView
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (45.45%) Retail
2 14 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Local Government
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) German Language
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) EPoS
1 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.30%) FMCG
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Business Analysis
2 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (10.39%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.49%) Use Case
8 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.49%) ERP
8 5 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) Change Management
9 4 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.90%) User Stories
11 2 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.60%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Cognos
4 2 (2.60%) OpenText
5 1 (1.30%) Northgate
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago