The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Business Analyst
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.00% - 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.94% -0.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40 33 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 100.00% 84.62% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 23
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £170 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.47% -52.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bedford

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Bedford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft