The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.74% 11.31% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.09% 11.73% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Median daily rate £435 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £483 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 99 162 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 96.12% 96.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 107 132
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.92% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (30.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) DSDM
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) Microservices
8 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
8 1 (10.00%) Domain Models
8 1 (10.00%) Android
8 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 1 (10.00%) CMS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) Use Case
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (30.00%) DSDM
6 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree