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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.65% 6.25% 18.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 6.58% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 27
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£425 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
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 £34.00 £27.50 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.23%
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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
206 76 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 99.04% 95.00% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 47 108
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £126 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 30 (51.72%) Retail
2 22 (37.93%) Finance
3 18 (31.03%) Oracle
4 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (29.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
8 10 (17.24%) Change Management
9 9 (15.52%) Scrum
9 9 (15.52%) SQL
9 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
9 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
10 8 (13.79%) SAP
10 8 (13.79%) ERP
11 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.07%) EPoS
12 6 (10.34%) MS Office
12 6 (10.34%) Agresso
12 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
12 6 (10.34%) Use Case
13 5 (8.62%) Demand Management
14 4 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
14 4 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
14 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (6.90%) General Ledger
15 3 (5.17%) Information Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Agresso
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 30 (51.72%) Retail
2 22 (37.93%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.07%) EPoS
3 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.17%) FMCG
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
1 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
1 17 (29.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
5 10 (17.24%) Change Management
6 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (15.52%) Scrum
7 8 (13.79%) ERP
7 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
9 6 (10.34%) Use Case
10 5 (8.62%) Demand Management
11 4 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (5.17%) Information Management
12 3 (5.17%) Workflow
12 3 (5.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft