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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 47 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.56% 1.89% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.61% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 10
Median daily rate £300 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +27.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

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
439 422 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.22% 72.38% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 212 280
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 20
Median hourly rate £42.20 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +3 3 £325 -27.77%
Rickmansworth 0 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £300 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Marketing
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) NHS
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (12.50%) JUnit
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (12.50%) JMeter
6 3 (12.50%) Electronics
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) NUnit
6 3 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Confluence

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 (12.50%) Confluence
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) JBehave
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (12.50%) NUnit
2 3 (12.50%) Robot Framework
2 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Electronics
4 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 16 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) System Testing
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) ATDD
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SDET
1 1 (4.17%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Teradata