Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 69 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15 +29
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 43 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.70% 2.07% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.55% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 23
Hertfordshire median daily rate £395 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% - +11.70%
10th Percentile £330 £338 £350
90th Percentile £550 £575 £635
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £75.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -46.18% +109.03% +9.67%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,304 1,059 1,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.81% 81.15% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 544 618
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.48% +1.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £220
90th Percentile £569 £588 £541
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -25.18% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.81 £9.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 12 £338 -32.50% 1
Hatfield +5 6 £550 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 4 £400 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -10 4 £450 -7.22% 1
St Albans -3 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Hertford - 1 - - 2
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Change Management
5 8 (18.60%) SAP
5 8 (18.60%) Retail
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle
6 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.28%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (13.95%) Cross-Platform Development
7 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.95%) Middleware
8 5 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (11.63%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (9.30%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.65%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP WM
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (4.65%) ResourceLink
4 2 (4.65%) SAP HCM
5 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.33%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MS Access
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Business Analyst
2 29 (67.44%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Data Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Data Migration Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Migration Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Project Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Retail Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (13.95%) Middleware
3 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) EDI
4 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (25.58%) Project Management
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Change Management
5 7 (16.28%) CRM
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) Cross-Platform Development
6 6 (13.95%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Business Process Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.98%) PMP
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) MAPM
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.98%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) SAP
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Infor
5 1 (2.33%) JDA
5 1 (2.33%) OpenText
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud