Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 18 November 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 > Luton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 18 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 11.80% 6.90% 10.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.18% 7.33% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 23
Luton median daily rate £440 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +8.88% -
10th Percentile £400 £407 £300
90th Percentile £478 £488 £471
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £435 £411
% change year-on-year -1.15% +5.78% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Luton median hourly rate - - £15.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 312 273 275
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 94.14% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 183 199
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £274 £208 £211
90th Percentile £621 £594 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £49.02 £11.61 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.75 £43.11 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -64.00% +114.29%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Luton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Luton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Luton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Luton

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Luton

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Luton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (39.47%) User Stories
4 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 13 (34.21%) Retail
4 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
5 12 (31.58%) Use Case
6 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.68%) Migration
7 9 (23.68%) Change Management
8 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
8 8 (21.05%) CRM
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
8 8 (21.05%) Revenue Management
8 8 (21.05%) Data Flow Diagram
8 8 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
10 6 (15.79%) JIRA
11 5 (13.16%) Yield Management
11 5 (13.16%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (13.16%) IVR
11 5 (13.16%) Prototyping
12 4 (10.53%) PMO
12 4 (10.53%) Traceability Matrix
12 4 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (10.53%) SQL
12 4 (10.53%) Wireframes

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (2.63%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) ERwin
General
1 13 (34.21%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) REST
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) IVR
2 3 (7.89%) RIA
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (39.47%) User Stories
4 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
4 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
5 12 (31.58%) Use Case
6 10 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.68%) Change Management
7 9 (23.68%) Migration
8 8 (21.05%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (21.05%) CRM
8 8 (21.05%) Data Flow Diagram
8 8 (21.05%) Data Modelling
8 8 (21.05%) Revenue Management
8 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
11 5 (13.16%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (13.16%) Yield Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.63%) hybris
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
3 1 (2.63%) Workday