Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 27 July 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.

Business Analysis
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 40
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 38 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.56% 6.22% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 7.43% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 22
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -2.74%
10th Percentile £363 £329 £300
90th Percentile £550 £615 £466
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £32.83
% change year-on-year +268.06% +9.67% +5.89%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 608 565 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.02% 83.70% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 390 458
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £247
90th Percentile £575 £606 £616
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.47% +28.27% +36.12%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.35 £10.80
90th Percentile £35.55 £50.78 £45.39
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £26.19 £23.25
% change year-on-year +14.55% +12.65% -15.45%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -11 15 £430 -4.44%
Bedford -1 4 £375 +7.14%
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Use Case
3 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.95%) Migration
4 11 (28.95%) Retail
5 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 8 (21.05%) User Stories
6 8 (21.05%) Prototyping
6 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Data Flow Diagram
7 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.79%) Change Management
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) ISEB
9 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) UML
9 5 (13.16%) DSDM
9 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
9 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
9 5 (13.16%) Business Process Modelling
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.89%) CRM
11 3 (7.89%) Cognos
11 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ERwin
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.95%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Analyst
2 26 (68.42%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Use Case
3 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.95%) Migration
5 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (21.05%) Prototyping
6 8 (21.05%) User Stories
7 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Data Flow Diagram
7 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Change Management
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (13.16%) DSDM
9 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
9 5 (13.16%) UML
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISEB
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Cognos
2 2 (5.26%) Citrix
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
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