The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 34 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.18% 1.93% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 2.90% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (34.88%) ISEB
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Finance
5 9 (20.93%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) Law
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.63%) Legal
8 5 (11.63%) Banking
8 5 (11.63%) Use Case
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.30%) User Stories
9 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
9 4 (9.30%) NHS
9 4 (9.30%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.98%) MS Office
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Law
3 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Business Analyst
1 38 (88.37%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Environment Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Product Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
4 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.63%) Use Case
6 4 (9.30%) User Stories
6 4 (9.30%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (4.65%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Change Control
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) FATCA
1 1 (2.33%) EMIR
1 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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