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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.42% 21.67% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 25.16% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 30 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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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
139 155 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 95.21% 86.11% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 103 57
Average daily rate £450 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +201.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Agresso
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware
5 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) OpenText
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Northgate