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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 41 61
Rank change year-on-year -13 +20  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 7 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 2.48% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 3.16% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Median daily rate £438 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +8.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £383
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £20.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +18.58% -34.95%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 507 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.82% 78.60% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 268 364
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 3 £525 +10.52%
Hemel Hempstead +8 2 - - 1
Hitchin +1 1 £350 -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) EAI
1 4 (23.53%) ETL
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
1 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Rational Rose
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) BPR
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) RUP
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared

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 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Project Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) EAI
1 4 (23.53%) ETL
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
1 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) BPR
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) RUP
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) VMware