The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 49 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 16 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.00% 2.63% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.50% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £234 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £356 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.92% +60.64%
Business Analysis
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
577 514 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.03% 75.15% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 269 237
Average daily rate £385 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +2 3 £300 -
Watford -5 1 £225 -5.26% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (23.08%) Retail
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
5 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (15.38%) Data Management
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) SAP
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) GSM
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Local Government
4 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Analyst
2 20 (76.92%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ICT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Data Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) BMC
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy