The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 15.19% 25.00% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 25.00% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£420 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -27.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
Business Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth 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
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 94.94% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Rickmansworth region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Business Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 8 (66.67%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Teradata
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) SAS
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) SPSS
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Rickmansworth 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 6 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SPSS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Teradata
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle