The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 25.00% 20.00% 18.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 22.22% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£413 £460 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +10.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £390 £371
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable 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
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 100.00% 90.00% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 3
Average daily rate £444 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Dunstable region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

Business Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) VCP4

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft