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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 20.72% 10.47% 13.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.10% 10.71% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -30.39%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 98.20% 97.67% 98.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 27
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £191 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £50.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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 27 (64.29%) Retail
2 21 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 17 (40.48%) Project Management
4 16 (38.10%) Finance
5 15 (35.71%) Change Management
5 15 (35.71%) Time Management
6 14 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (28.57%) Manufacturing
8 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
8 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.14%) MS Project
10 3 (7.14%) UML
10 3 (7.14%) Rational Rose
10 3 (7.14%) Remedy
10 3 (7.14%) Niku
10 3 (7.14%) System Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Release Management
11 2 (4.76%) Use Case
11 2 (4.76%) Marketing
11 2 (4.76%) Degree
11 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.76%) Games
11 2 (4.76%) BPR

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.14%) MS Project
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (64.29%) Retail
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) EPoS
1 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 17 (40.48%) Project Management
3 15 (35.71%) Change Management
3 15 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.14%) UML
6 3 (7.14%) System Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (4.76%) Use Case
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) BPR
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL
8 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Remedy
2 3 (7.14%) Niku
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) JDA
3 1 (2.38%) RedPrairie
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