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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 17 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.97% 3.33% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 4.14% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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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
129 145 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 85.43% 80.56% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 102 39
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 3 July 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (10.00%) CMMI
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) CMMI
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Informatica
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) OpenText
2 1 (10.00%) Northgate