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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 31 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.41% 3.09% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 3.30% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 19
Median daily rate £413 £438 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £33.61 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +18.95%

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
564 546 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.76% 93.65% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 278 339
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £609 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £6.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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 +9 13 £450 +5.88% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £350 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 17 (34.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Retail
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Change Management
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Time Management
7 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (10.00%) MS Office
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) User Stories
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) NGA Human Resources
8 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 4 (8.00%) Marketing
8 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.00%) ITSM
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.00%) EPoS
9 3 (6.00%) NHS
9 3 (6.00%) Remedy

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 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.00%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
1 14 (28.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) Velocity
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) EPoS
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) IVR
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Change Management
4 8 (16.00%) Project Management
4 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) Time Management
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) User Stories
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) ITSM
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) NGA Human Resources
2 3 (6.00%) BMC
2 3 (6.00%) Remedy
3 2 (4.00%) Avaya
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Mitel
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Siemens
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) OpenLink