The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.30% 7.23% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 7.51% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 26
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £363 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.11% +21.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 589 639 813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 92.46% 96.23% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1192 1240 1678
Median daily rate £425 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 162 257
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.25 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 -2 9 £488 +30.00%
Rickmansworth +1 1 - -
Stevenage -1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - -
Hatfield -8 1 - - 2
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 28 June 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 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Retail
3 10 (18.52%) User Stories
3 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.96%) Workflow
7 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.11%) Use Case
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) SAP
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.41%) ERP
9 4 (7.41%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) Validation
9 4 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Big Data
9 4 (7.41%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
9 4 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Multichannel Retail
10 3 (5.56%) Order to Cash
10 3 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (5.56%) GDPR

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 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) Endur
3 1 (1.85%) HFM
3 1 (1.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.85%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (22.22%) Retail
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) User Stories
3 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.96%) Workflow
6 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.11%) Use Case
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) SDLC
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) ERP
8 4 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Validation
9 3 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) SAP
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) BMC
3 3 (5.56%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Ariba
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.85%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Teradata