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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 16 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.64% 20.00% 16.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 22.93% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 8
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£366 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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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
143 157 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.70% 87.22% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 49
Average daily rate £400 £406 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% +189.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) CMMI
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) Agresso
5 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) UML

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Agresso
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) EDRMS
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) OpenText
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects