The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Watford region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.17% 8.51% 10.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 8.82% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Median daily rate £400 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
182 136 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 96.30% 96.45% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 69 76
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Watford region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (16.67%) RedPrairie
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) JDA
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Degree

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) User Stories
3 2 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) NGA Human Resources
2 2 (16.67%) JDA
2 2 (16.67%) RedPrairie
3 1 (8.33%) SAP