Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 88 67 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.57% 4.79% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 4.95% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 67
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £263
90th Percentile £563 £500 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.94
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £23.41
% change year-on-year -8.33% +53.80% -38.03%

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 1472 1353 1502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.16% 96.71% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 780 760
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 83 155
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +12.25%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.50 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +10 40 £390 -8.24% 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 8 £450 +5.88%
Hatfield -5 4 £418 -16.50% 2
Hemel Hempstead +6 3 £360 +2.86% 1
Letchworth - 3 £250 -
Rickmansworth -3 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £350 -
Hertford - 2 - -
Hitchin - 1 £440 - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £425 -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (35.23%) Business Analysis
2 29 (32.95%) Retail
3 20 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (22.73%) Finance
3 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.05%) User Stories
5 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (12.50%) Time Management
6 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (11.36%) Project Management
8 9 (10.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.95%) Games
10 7 (7.95%) Change Management
10 7 (7.95%) DNA
10 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.95%) Oracle
10 7 (7.95%) JIRA
10 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
10 7 (7.95%) Confluence
11 6 (6.82%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.82%) Workflow
12 5 (5.68%) GDPR
12 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (5.68%) Requirements Engineering
12 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.55%) Process Improvement
13 4 (4.55%) Avaloq

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 7 (7.95%) Confluence
1 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (4.55%) Sonata
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Force.com
2 1 (1.14%) G Suite
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Big Data
1 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) DB2
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) JIRA
General
1 29 (32.95%) Retail
2 20 (22.73%) Finance
3 9 (10.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (7.95%) Games
5 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.27%) PRADO
3 1 (1.14%) Mason
3 1 (1.14%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.14%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) EPoS
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) AS400
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) iSeries
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Business Analysis
2 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.05%) User Stories
4 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.50%) Time Management
6 10 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
6 10 (11.36%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.95%) Change Management
8 7 (7.95%) DNA
8 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.82%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.82%) Workflow
10 5 (5.68%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (4.55%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) C
2 1 (1.14%) Java
2 1 (1.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) GDPR
2 2 (2.27%) PSD2
3 1 (1.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.55%) Avaloq
3 4 (4.55%) FNZ
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) Pardot
5 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft