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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.92% 5.00% 11.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.63% 5.26% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 4 12
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£440 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £318 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
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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
204 76 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.23% 95.00% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 45 65
Average daily rate £425 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014, 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 37 (42.05%) Retail
2 29 (32.95%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (21.59%) Finance
3 19 (21.59%) Business Analysis
4 18 (20.45%) Oracle
5 15 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.64%) CRM
7 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.36%) Change Management
8 10 (11.36%) Data Analysis
9 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.09%) SAP
10 8 (9.09%) Scrum
10 8 (9.09%) SaaS
11 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.95%) ERP
11 7 (7.95%) EPoS
11 7 (7.95%) General Ledger
11 7 (7.95%) Use Case
11 7 (7.95%) Revenue Management
11 7 (7.95%) Demand Forecasting
12 6 (6.82%) MS Office
12 6 (6.82%) Agresso
12 6 (6.82%) Data Management
12 6 (6.82%) Supplier Management
12 6 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (6.82%) Performance Management
12 6 (6.82%) Data Integration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Agresso
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 37 (42.05%) Retail
2 19 (21.59%) Finance
3 7 (7.95%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.95%) EPoS
3 6 (6.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.27%) FMCG
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
1 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (21.59%) Business Analysis
3 15 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (13.64%) CRM
5 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.36%) Change Management
5 10 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
7 8 (9.09%) Scrum
8 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.95%) ERP
8 7 (7.95%) Revenue Management
8 7 (7.95%) Use Case
8 7 (7.95%) Demand Forecasting
9 6 (6.82%) Master Data Management
9 6 (6.82%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.82%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) JDA
4 2 (2.27%) RedPrairie