The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.14% 5.75% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.85% 5.88% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
Average daily rate £394 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
130 85 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 94.89% 97.70% 99.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 49
Average daily rate £388 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £18.93 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.86 £11.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
Hertfordshire

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) Retail
2 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Change Management
3 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 10 (30.30%) Time Management
5 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Content Management
7 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.12%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (9.09%) SaaS
8 3 (9.09%) Social Media
8 3 (9.09%) CRM
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
8 3 (9.09%) SMS
8 3 (9.09%) MS Project
8 3 (9.09%) Customer Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Remedy
8 3 (9.09%) Niku
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Use Case
8 3 (9.09%) Release Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 3 (9.09%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) SMS
General
1 16 (48.48%) Retail
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (3.03%) EPoS
2 1 (3.03%) Online Games
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 12 (36.36%) Change Management
2 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 10 (30.30%) Time Management
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Content Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Customer Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) UML
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy
1 3 (9.09%) Niku
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) JDA
2 1 (3.03%) ATG
2 1 (3.03%) hybris
2 1 (3.03%) RedPrairie
2 1 (3.03%) Demandware
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