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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 41 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.55% 2.03% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 2.76% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Median daily rate £302 £435 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.57% -2.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £494 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.34 £31.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -2.34%
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
479 471 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.27% 73.48% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 245 340
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £50.10 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Watford +1 4 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £304 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Retail
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Marketing
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) System Testing
6 4 (12.12%) NHS
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.09%) Open Source
7 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
7 3 (9.09%) ATDD
7 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Robot Framework
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 3 (9.09%) Java

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle iSupplier
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) JBehave
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.09%) JMeter
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) NUnit
2 3 (9.09%) Robot Framework
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 19 (57.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) RESTful
1 3 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (3.03%) Velocity
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) BYOD
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) System Testing
4 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) BDD
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) ATDD
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SDET
1 1 (3.03%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Concur
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy