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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 24 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.64% 1.12% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 1.45% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£425 £120 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -68.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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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
198 69 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.84% 77.53% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 36 74
Average daily rate £438 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £101.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
3 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) SAP
4 7 (31.82%) ERP
4 7 (31.82%) Agresso
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Demand Management
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
8 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
8 3 (13.64%) FMCG
8 3 (13.64%) SaaS
8 3 (13.64%) People Management
8 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (13.64%) Use Case
8 3 (13.64%) Information Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Agresso
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) General Ledger
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Business Analyst
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.64%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
2 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 7 (31.82%) ERP
4 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Demand Management
7 3 (13.64%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (13.64%) People Management
7 3 (13.64%) Use Case
7 3 (13.64%) Information Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO