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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 18 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 38 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.63% 10.13% 18.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 10.70% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 68
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -12.64%
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
327 355 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.24% 94.67% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 247 333
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.86 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +9 20 £463 +8.88% 1
Dunstable -3 2 £425 -8.10% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (49.09%) Business Analysis
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) E-Commerce
4 17 (30.91%) Retail
5 16 (29.09%) User Stories
6 13 (23.64%) Use Case
7 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Finance
8 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
9 9 (16.36%) Sitecore
10 8 (14.55%) CMS
10 8 (14.55%) Wireframes
11 7 (12.73%) Migration
11 7 (12.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (12.73%) JIRA
12 6 (10.91%) Marketing
12 6 (10.91%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 6 (10.91%) Drupal
12 6 (10.91%) User Experience
12 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.91%) Change Management
12 6 (10.91%) CRM
12 6 (10.91%) Scrum
12 6 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (10.91%) Data Flow Diagram
13 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
14 4 (7.27%) Axure RP
14 4 (7.27%) Business Process Improvement
14 4 (7.27%) Data Structures

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 (14.55%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (10.91%) Drupal
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.82%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (30.91%) Retail
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.91%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) BYOD
5 1 (1.82%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Business Analysis
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) E-Commerce
4 16 (29.09%) User Stories
5 13 (23.64%) Use Case
6 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.55%) Wireframes
10 7 (12.73%) Migration
11 6 (10.91%) Change Management
11 6 (10.91%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (10.91%) CRM
11 6 (10.91%) Data Flow Diagram
11 6 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (10.91%) Scrum
12 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
13 4 (7.27%) Business Process Improvement
13 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
13 4 (7.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) COBIT
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Sitecore
2 4 (7.27%) Concur
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) hybris
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Northgate
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Proofpoint
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