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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 65 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.72% 8.24% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 8.69% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 9
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£450 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £291 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £458 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £30.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +14.30%
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
732 748 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.78% 94.80% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 425 243
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 £310 - 1
Watford -8 8 £350 -9.67% 2
Welwyn Garden City -7 2 £450 +38.46% 1
Welwyn - 2 £500 -
St Albans - 2 £398 -
Rickmansworth 0 1 - - 2
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 31 (31.96%) Retail
2 23 (23.71%) Business Analysis
3 21 (21.65%) Finance
4 19 (19.59%) Change Management
4 19 (19.59%) SQL
5 16 (16.49%) SAP
6 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
6 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.37%) Oracle
8 11 (11.34%) Project Management
8 11 (11.34%) Validation
8 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.28%) XML
11 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (8.25%) Time Management
11 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.22%) SDLC
12 7 (7.22%) Logistics
12 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
13 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (6.19%) Use Case
14 5 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (5.15%) Banking
14 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
14 5 (5.15%) ITIL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (3.09%) CMS
2 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.03%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.03%) DNN
3 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.03%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
1 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.03%) Maximo
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.03%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) GSM
1 3 (3.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) MaxDB
3 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (31.96%) Retail
2 21 (21.65%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Local Government
5 4 (4.12%) Marketing
5 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) XML
2 5 (5.15%) Web Services
3 3 (3.09%) SAP Basis
3 3 (3.09%) HTML
3 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.06%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) Informatics
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
5 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) UNIX
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Solaris
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Business Analysis
2 19 (19.59%) Change Management
3 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.34%) Validation
4 11 (11.34%) Project Management
4 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.25%) Time Management
6 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.22%) SDLC
7 7 (7.22%) Logistics
8 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Use Case
9 5 (5.15%) ITIL
9 5 (5.15%) ERP
9 5 (5.15%) CRM
10 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) ISEB
1 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.06%) IIBA
3 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ACCA
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) SAP
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.09%) BMC
4 3 (3.09%) Remedy
4 3 (3.09%) ReadSoft
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) ATG
6 1 (1.03%) hybris
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
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