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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 24 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.13% 1.15% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 1.52% 1.05%
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 £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -45.71%
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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
194 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.51% 75.86% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 31 66
Average daily rate £438 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 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 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) SAP
4 8 (38.10%) ERP
4 8 (38.10%) Agresso
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Assets
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Retail
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 5 (23.81%) PRINCE
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Demand Management
9 3 (14.29%) Use Case
10 2 (9.52%) Banking
10 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (9.52%) FMCG
10 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.52%) SaaS
10 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Agresso
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Business Analyst
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.52%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
2 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) ERP
4 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Demand Management
8 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.52%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft