The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 29 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.01% 6.60% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 6.96% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 38
Median daily rate £425 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £310 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £618 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.94 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -18.37%
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
675 761 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.57% 94.77% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 394 419
Median daily rate £395 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 74 56
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Welwyn Garden City +10 12 £425 -5.55%
Watford -4 4 £375 +4.16% 4
Rickmansworth +5 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (34.94%) Finance
2 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (21.69%) Business Analysis
5 16 (19.28%) Retail
6 15 (18.07%) Scrum
7 14 (16.87%) SAP
8 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (13.25%) Project Management
9 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
10 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
11 7 (8.43%) ATM
11 7 (8.43%) Degree
12 6 (7.23%) German Language
12 6 (7.23%) Information Security
12 6 (7.23%) SAP WM
12 6 (7.23%) SQL
12 6 (7.23%) Wireframes
12 6 (7.23%) User Stories
13 5 (6.02%) SDLC
13 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
13 5 (6.02%) UML
13 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
13 5 (6.02%) Logistics
13 5 (6.02%) Systems Analysis
14 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
14 4 (4.82%) Asset Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (2.41%) CMS
1 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.61%) MS Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
5 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) SAP WM
2 2 (2.41%) HFM
2 2 (2.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.20%) Maximo
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Essbase
2 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
General
1 29 (34.94%) Finance
2 16 (19.28%) Retail
3 8 (9.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.23%) German Language
5 4 (4.82%) Back Office
5 4 (4.82%) Front Office
6 3 (3.61%) Billing
6 3 (3.61%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.41%) Publishing
8 1 (1.20%) Electronics
8 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) BYOD
2 4 (4.82%) EPoS
2 4 (4.82%) PMI
2 4 (4.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.41%) FMCG
3 2 (2.41%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) IVR
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (21.69%) Business Analysis
4 15 (18.07%) Scrum
5 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.25%) Project Management
6 6 (7.23%) Information Security
6 6 (7.23%) User Stories
6 6 (7.23%) Wireframes
7 5 (6.02%) Logistics
7 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.02%) SDLC
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) UML
8 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) Information Security Management
8 4 (4.82%) Security Management
8 4 (4.82%) Use Case
8 4 (4.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) CISA
2 4 (4.82%) CISM
2 4 (4.82%) CISSP
2 4 (4.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ACCA
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.41%) SEPA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) SAP
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) JDA
3 3 (3.61%) RedPrairie
3 3 (3.61%) Teradata
4 2 (2.41%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.20%) Avaya
5 1 (1.20%) CODA
5 1 (1.20%) Concur
5 1 (1.20%) Mitel
5 1 (1.20%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (1.20%) Northgate
5 1 (1.20%) Sage
5 1 (1.20%) Siemens
5 1 (1.20%) Sun
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