The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 30 March 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.62% 4.57% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.75% 5.10% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £435 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +22.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £460 £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 £44.21 £42.65 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +4.01%  

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 Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 93 157 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.42% 89.71% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 125
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +55.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Luton

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Luton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Luton

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) PLM
6 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) Push Notifications
7 1 (8.33%) Social Media
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) Banking

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) DSDM
6 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
6 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) PLM
6 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree