The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.82% 7.36% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 7.41% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate £450 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £352 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
Business Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 162 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.83% 99.39% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 78
Average daily rate £438 £430 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 9
Average hourly rate £50.68 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.40% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Retail
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Use Case
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
5 8 (26.67%) CRM
6 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Confluence
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) SAP
9 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Microservices
10 3 (10.00%) SaaS
10 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) UML
11 2 (6.67%) DSDM
11 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.67%) Windows
11 2 (6.67%) MS Project
11 2 (6.67%) MS Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.67%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Use Case
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
5 8 (26.67%) CRM
6 7 (23.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 6 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Microservices
9 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) UML
11 2 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) QAD
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) hybris
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus