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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 35 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.87% 7.24% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 7.86% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 17
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -7.40%
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
590 700 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 92.11% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 353 308
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford +2 14 £390 -0.95% 3
Rickmansworth - 2 £575 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 £320 -24.70% 1
St Albans 0 1 £400 +150.00%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £275 -
Hertford - 1 £525 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (35.38%) Retail
2 21 (32.31%) SAP
3 18 (27.69%) Business Analysis
4 17 (26.15%) Change Management
5 13 (20.00%) Finance
6 12 (18.46%) Use Case
7 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (13.85%) Project Management
10 8 (12.31%) SQL
10 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle
11 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.77%) Banking
11 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
12 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
13 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.69%) ERP
13 5 (7.69%) CRM
13 5 (7.69%) XML
13 5 (7.69%) SAP FI
13 5 (7.69%) SAP CO
13 5 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
13 5 (7.69%) SAP PI
14 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
14 4 (6.15%) Time Management
14 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 5 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 5 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (6.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (3.08%) SAP PP-PI
3 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.08%) SAP PP
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.54%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.54%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 23 (35.38%) Retail
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Banking
4 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XML
1 5 (7.69%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Kindle
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) BYOD
4 1 (1.54%) EPoS
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Business Analysis
2 17 (26.15%) Change Management
3 12 (18.46%) Use Case
4 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.85%) Project Management
7 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.69%) ERP
9 5 (7.69%) CRM
10 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.15%) Time Management
10 4 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) ITSM
10 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Validation
10 4 (6.15%) ETL
10 4 (6.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) VB
3 1 (1.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ISEB
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) SAP
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) Remedy
5 3 (4.62%) BMC
6 2 (3.08%) Retek
6 2 (3.08%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
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