Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 79 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.13% 4.54% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 4.74% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 53
Hertfordshire median daily rate £395 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £314 £311 £263
90th Percentile £525 £497 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% +7.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,454 1,287 1,265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 95.69% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 730 640
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £213
90th Percentile £565 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 89 128
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -20.55% +7.99%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.16 £9.16
90th Percentile £45.10 £52.58 £48.58
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +17.95%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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 -6 43 £390 -13.33% 3
Welwyn Garden City +3 6 £419 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 4 £380 +8.57%
Hatfield -5 3 £350 -22.22% 2
Hertford - 2 - -
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 - 1
Hitchin - 1 £475 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (37.97%) Retail
2 27 (34.18%) Business Analysis
3 19 (24.05%) Finance
4 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (22.78%) Time Management
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.78%) User Stories
5 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.72%) Confluence
6 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (17.72%) JIRA
7 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
7 13 (16.46%) Project Management
8 12 (15.19%) Acceptance Criteria
9 11 (13.92%) DNA
9 11 (13.92%) Games
10 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
11 9 (11.39%) Oracle
12 8 (10.13%) Change Management
12 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
12 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
14 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (7.59%) Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (7.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 5 (6.33%) Power BI
16 4 (5.06%) SAP FI/CO
16 4 (5.06%) Validation

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 14 (17.72%) Confluence
2 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.53%) CMS
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (5.06%) SAP CO
2 4 (5.06%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Force.com
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Power BI
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) JIRA
General
1 30 (37.97%) Retail
2 19 (24.05%) Finance
3 11 (13.92%) Games
4 4 (5.06%) Law
5 3 (3.80%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.53%) PRADO
3 1 (1.27%) Mason
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) EPoS
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) AS400
5 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.27%) iSeries
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Business Analysis
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (22.78%) Time Management
2 18 (22.78%) User Stories
3 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
4 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (16.46%) Project Management
6 12 (15.19%) Acceptance Criteria
7 11 (13.92%) DNA
8 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.13%) Change Management
10 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
11 6 (7.59%) Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (5.06%) ERP
12 4 (5.06%) Requirements Engineering
12 4 (5.06%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (5.06%) Validation
13 3 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) C
1 2 (2.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) GDPR
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
2 2 (2.53%) PSD2
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.06%) Adobe
4 4 (5.06%) SAP
4 4 (5.06%) Tableau
5 1 (1.27%) hybris
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Pardot
5 1 (1.27%) PeopleSoft