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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 17 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.21% 4.19% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.56% 4.53% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 31
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £336 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £505 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.47 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +90.42%
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
635 707 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.35% 92.54% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 359 318
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 47
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £36.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 May 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 +6 5 £425 +6.25%
Watford -2 5 £375 -5.06% 3
Rickmansworth 0 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £425 +40.49%
Stevenage - 2 £394 -
St Albans -1 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
4 13 (18.84%) Retail
5 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 11 (15.94%) SAP
6 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.04%) Logistics
8 8 (11.59%) Use Case
9 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
9 7 (10.14%) Project Management
10 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.70%) Scrum
10 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.70%) SAP WM
10 6 (8.70%) Degree
10 6 (8.70%) German Language
10 6 (8.70%) Information Security
10 6 (8.70%) Wireframes
10 6 (8.70%) User Stories
11 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) BPMN
11 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.25%) ISEB
11 5 (7.25%) Advertising
12 4 (5.80%) CISA
12 4 (5.80%) CISM
12 4 (5.80%) Change 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 3 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Drupal
2 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Office
4 3 (4.35%) MS Project
5 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP WM
2 2 (2.90%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) HFM
3 1 (1.45%) Maximo
3 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) ATM
2 2 (2.90%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.45%) GSM
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Essbase
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.70%) German Language
5 5 (7.25%) Advertising
6 3 (4.35%) Publishing
7 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.45%) Back Office
8 1 (1.45%) Front Office
8 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) PMI
2 4 (5.80%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (4.35%) EPoS
3 3 (4.35%) FMCG
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
3 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.04%) Logistics
5 8 (11.59%) Use Case
6 7 (10.14%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.70%) Information Security
7 6 (8.70%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) User Stories
7 6 (8.70%) Wireframes
8 5 (7.25%) BPMN
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) ERP
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.80%) Security Management
9 4 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
3 4 (5.80%) CISA
3 4 (5.80%) CISM
3 4 (5.80%) CISSP
3 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SEPA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) SAP
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (1.45%) BT
4 1 (1.45%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.45%) Huawei
4 1 (1.45%) JDA
4 1 (1.45%) Nokia
4 1 (1.45%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Siemens
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago