The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.69% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.83%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34 27 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 87.18% 77.14% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 18
Median daily rate £310 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £544 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Bedford

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Bedford

Business Analysis
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft