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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 49 41 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.64% 2.09% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.75% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £335 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.16% +84.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £380 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £658 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.98 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.94% +3.83%  

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 475 509 534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.00% 75.86% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 270 280
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -6 3 £335 - 3
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £300 - 4
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) BPR
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) SDLC
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) NHS
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) Business Process Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) QA
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (8.70%) MS Office
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services

Business Analysis
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Rational Rose
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
1 17 (73.91%) Business Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Business Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Business Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Project Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) BPR
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (17.39%) Requirements Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
2 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Change Control
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) EAI
4 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
2 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards