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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 24 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.45% 1.80% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.47% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
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£334 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
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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
143 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.73% 72.97% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 58 41
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Agresso
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) FMCG
5 2 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (18.18%) WSDL
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Agresso
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Supply Chain Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO