Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 65 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 29 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.82% 2.41% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.94% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +2.41% +18.57%
10th Percentile £330 £338 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £18.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £27.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +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 1,296 1,225 1,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.15% 82.16% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 609 601
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -20.85% +1.19%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.30 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.18 £44.40 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.03 £26.88
% change year-on-year -43.60% +15.46% +5.39%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -2 9 £410 -15.90% 1
Hatfield +4 4 £600 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -5 4 £400 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -13 4 £450 +0.28% 1
Stevenage -12 1 £450 +28.57% 2
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Retail
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) ERP
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (17.24%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.79%) Middleware
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) SAP
8 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Cross-Platform Development
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
9 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
9 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) .NET

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 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.90%) SAP EP
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.90%) SAP HCM
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.45%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 20 (68.97%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Data Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Project Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Retail Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Master Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Product Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.69%) CRM
5 6 (20.69%) ERP
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) Document Management
8 3 (10.34%) EAI
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) MAPM
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) JDA