Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -29 +15 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 20 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.26% 2.89% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.48% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £419 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +24.07% -3.57%
10th Percentile £365 £338 £250
90th Percentile £569 £575 £490
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +1.18% +7.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £18.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £18.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +48.06%

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 1,303 1,321 1,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.10% 82.98% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 677 633
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -0.60%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £214
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 62 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -42.64% +53.57%
10th Percentile £12.53 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.65 £47.25 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £36.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year -50.08% +13.39% +27.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -9 7 £420 -1.18% 1
Hatfield +1 3 £550 -
Stevenage -6 2 £425 +21.43% 1
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £500 +19.40% 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 £400 - 1
Rickmansworth -8 1 - -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
7 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i

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 1 (5.00%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 15 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Master Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Product Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Contract Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.00%) Multichannel Retail
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) JDA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com