Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 30 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 65 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.07% 5.27% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 5.70% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 54
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -4.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £323 £283
90th Percentile £561 £538 £543
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +53.80%

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 1,493 1,387 1,363
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 92.59% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 698 743
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £173 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 130 86
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +8.42% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.40 £40.00 £53.13
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.41
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.81% -5.07%

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 17 October 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 17 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 +3 28 £400 +2.56% 3
Welwyn Garden City -13 10 £525 +16.67%
Hatfield +1 4 £588 +40.72%
Hitchin -3 3 £415 -5.68%
Stevenage -13 2 £413 +17.86% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £381 -
St Albans - 2 £238 -
Royston - 1 - -
Ware - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 23 (35.38%) Retail
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Finance
3 20 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (13.85%) ERP
8 8 (12.31%) Migration
9 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
9 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
9 7 (10.77%) Android
10 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (9.23%) Change Management
10 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.69%) User Stories
11 5 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (7.69%) Project Management
11 5 (7.69%) SAP
11 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Data Governance
12 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
12 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.15%) Data Mapping
12 4 (6.15%) Data Management
12 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis

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 2 (3.08%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (3.08%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.54%) Endur
4 1 (1.54%) Lorenzo
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 23 (35.38%) Retail
2 22 (33.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Android
1 7 (10.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 9 (13.85%) ERP
6 8 (12.31%) Migration
7 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.23%) Change Management
8 6 (9.23%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (7.69%) Data Governance
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.69%) User Stories
10 4 (6.15%) Data Management
10 4 (6.15%) Data Mapping
10 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) SEPA
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Cognos
4 3 (4.62%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.08%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.54%) Cerner
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) JDA
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Remedy
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) Sony