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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.80% 3.37% 9.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.04% 3.53% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 11
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£440 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £286 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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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
207 85 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.10% 95.51% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 48 86
Average daily rate £425 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 (47.62%) Retail
2 21 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (30.16%) Finance
4 18 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (26.98%) Oracle
6 16 (25.40%) Business Analysis
7 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
9 10 (15.87%) Change Management
10 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
12 7 (11.11%) Use Case
12 7 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 7 (11.11%) EPoS
12 7 (11.11%) Scrum
12 7 (11.11%) SAP
12 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
12 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 6 (9.52%) ERP
13 6 (9.52%) MS Office
13 6 (9.52%) General Ledger
13 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
14 5 (7.94%) Data Integration
14 5 (7.94%) Demand Management
14 5 (7.94%) Oracle General Ledger
14 5 (7.94%) Agresso
14 5 (7.94%) SQL
14 5 (7.94%) Oracle Payables
15 4 (6.35%) Oracle Receivables
15 4 (6.35%) Oracle Assets

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Agresso
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (47.62%) Retail
2 19 (30.16%) Finance
3 6 (9.52%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.11%) EPoS
3 5 (7.94%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) FMCG
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (25.40%) Business Analysis
4 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (15.87%) Change Management
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.11%) Use Case
9 6 (9.52%) ERP
9 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
10 5 (7.94%) Demand Management
11 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.35%) CRM
12 3 (4.76%) Information Management
12 3 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) JDA
4 1 (1.59%) RedPrairie
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