The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 50 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.29% 5.90% 5.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 6.50% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 21
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£433 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -0.78%
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
710 554 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 89.31% 90.82% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 282 311
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 50 44
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.20 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 - 9 £335 -
Watford -16 8 £365 -5.80% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £575 - 5
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 34 (43.04%) Retail
2 20 (25.32%) Business Analysis
3 18 (22.78%) Change Management
3 18 (22.78%) SAP
4 16 (20.25%) SQL
4 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) Finance
6 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (13.92%) Oracle
7 11 (13.92%) XML
7 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.66%) Use Case
8 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.13%) Project Management
11 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
11 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.86%) SDLC
12 6 (7.59%) ERP
12 6 (7.59%) ITIL
12 6 (7.59%) Web Services
12 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
12 6 (7.59%) ISEB
12 6 (7.59%) Time Management
12 6 (7.59%) Banking
13 5 (6.33%) SAP PI
13 5 (6.33%) Remedy ITSM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Office
1 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.53%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.53%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (1.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.27%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) GSM
1 3 (3.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.27%) MaxDB
3 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (43.04%) Retail
2 15 (18.99%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.59%) Banking
5 4 (5.06%) Local Government
6 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) XML
2 6 (7.59%) Web Services
3 5 (6.33%) SAP PI
4 3 (3.80%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) .NET
4 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Kindle
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Solaris
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Business Analysis
2 18 (22.78%) Change Management
3 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (12.66%) Use Case
7 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.13%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.86%) SDLC
10 6 (7.59%) Time Management
10 6 (7.59%) ERP
10 6 (7.59%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Validation
11 5 (6.33%) ITSM
12 4 (5.06%) Migration
12 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.06%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) ISEB
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ACCA
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) SAP
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Remedy
4 4 (5.06%) BMC
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.80%) ReadSoft
6 1 (1.27%) HP
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