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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 51 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 16 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 2.88% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 3.75% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
Median daily rate £405 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £453 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-39.20% -2.34%
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
572 506 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.25% 76.78% 71.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 322 307
Median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Retail
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 6 (15.79%) ISEB
4 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 4 (10.53%) QA
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.53%) User Stories
6 4 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (10.53%) UML
7 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
7 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.89%) Legal
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) SFIA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Power BI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Analyst
2 30 (78.95%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planner
5 1 (2.63%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) ETL Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Head of Business Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Logistics Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Smart Metering Architect
5 1 (2.63%) SOX Compliance Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) jQuery
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Kanban
4 4 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
4 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.53%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) User Stories
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) Logistics
6 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) CBAP
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
2 1 (2.63%) VMware