Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - +19 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.90% - 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Bedford median daily rate £375 - £300
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 75 63 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.40% 87.50% 97.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 60
Bedford median daily rate £365 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £219 £170 £113
90th Percentile £466 £475 £500
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Bedford median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -50.00% +96.72%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.30 £10.10
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.70 £41.39
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -63.75% +53.85% +1.96%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
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%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
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
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio