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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 3 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 34.00% 33.33% 15.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.17% 35.48% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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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
47 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 94.00% 93.94% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 6
Average daily rate £425 £368 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.83 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (62.50%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) EPoS
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Use Case
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (4.17%) Data Centre

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (62.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Use Case
3 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) User Stories
4 1 (4.17%) Data Reconciliation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft