The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 16 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.45% 4.63% 13.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 4.85% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate £400 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £354 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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 Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 103 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.94% 95.37% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 39
Average daily rate £400 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Watford region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 13 (81.25%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) JDA
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) FMCG
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Sitefinity
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (6.25%) DNN
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (6.25%) hybris
7 1 (6.25%) Kentico
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Billing
7 1 (6.25%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Commerce Server
1 1 (6.25%) DNN
1 1 (6.25%) Kentico
1 1 (6.25%) Sitefinity
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 13 (81.25%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) JDA
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) ATG
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle