Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 51 32
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 38 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.09% 1.40% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 1.64% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 16
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £407 £401 £320
90th Percentile £575 £600 £466
East of England median daily rate £439 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +17.00% -6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -59.32% +4.12% +26.25%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 531 489 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 85.10% 85.79% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 317 351
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £206 £235 £263
90th Percentile £613 £585 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 60
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.99% +11.67% +18.23%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +15 28 £450 - 1
Bedford +2 1 £610 +46.99%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £340 -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Use Case
3 14 (36.84%) Migration
4 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 11 (28.95%) Change Management
5 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Data Flow Diagram
6 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) Retail
7 9 (23.68%) User Stories
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) CRM
9 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
9 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) Data Transformation
10 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
10 6 (15.79%) Microservices
10 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) Workflow
10 6 (15.79%) Information Security
10 6 (15.79%) Business Change Management
10 6 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.16%) Cognos
11 5 (13.16%) 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%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.63%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Analyst
2 28 (73.68%) Business Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Technical Business Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) JSON
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) RESTful
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.53%) RIA
3 3 (7.89%) IVR
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) BYOD
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Use Case
3 14 (36.84%) Migration
4 12 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 11 (28.95%) Change Management
5 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Data Flow Diagram
6 10 (26.32%) Data Modelling
7 9 (23.68%) User Stories
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) CRM
9 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
9 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) Business Change Management
10 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Data Transformation
10 6 (15.79%) Microservices
10 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) GDPR
3 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Cognos
2 4 (10.53%) Workday
3 3 (7.89%) IBM