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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 29 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.15% 5.45% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 6.32% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 9
Median daily rate £430 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £344 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +29.31% -10.76%  

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 286 285 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.22% 86.36% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 212 232
Median daily rate £440 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.36% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £31.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 11 £435 -3.33% 2
Bedford - 3 £375 -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 14 (41.18%) Migration
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Retail
4 9 (26.47%) Use Case
5 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) User Stories
7 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
8 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.76%) UML
9 4 (11.76%) DSDM
9 4 (11.76%) SQL
9 4 (11.76%) ISEB
9 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.76%) SOA
9 4 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
10 3 (8.82%) GDPR
10 3 (8.82%) Data Flow Diagram
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 3 (8.82%) Data Transformation
10 3 (8.82%) CRM
10 3 (8.82%) CMS
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Data Migration

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 (8.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
General
1 11 (32.35%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
1 20 (58.82%) Business Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Business Change Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Business Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Change Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 14 (41.18%) Migration
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Use Case
5 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
7 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
7 6 (17.65%) User Stories
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
9 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.76%) DSDM
9 4 (11.76%) SOA
9 4 (11.76%) UML
10 3 (8.82%) Data Flow Diagram
10 3 (8.82%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Citrix
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
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