The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 8 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 16 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.39% 3.38% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 3.91% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
Median daily rate £475 £329 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.48% -22.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.11%
Business Analysis
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 128 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.01% 86.49% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 94 126
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £50.78 £45.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +116.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Luton region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Use Case
4 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Retail
6 7 (23.33%) Migration
6 7 (23.33%) User Stories
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Sitecore
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
9 4 (13.33%) Concur
9 4 (13.33%) Expense Management
9 4 (13.33%) Service Design
9 4 (13.33%) User Experience
9 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) CMS
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 4 (13.33%) CMS
1 4 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) Drupal
3 2 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Analyst
2 22 (73.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Business Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Data Integration Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (3.33%) Migration Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Sitecore Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 10 (33.33%) Use Case
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Migration
6 7 (23.33%) User Stories
7 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Expense Management
9 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
9 4 (13.33%) Service Design
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 4 (13.33%) Concur
3 3 (10.00%) hybris
4 2 (6.67%) Tableau
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) SAP