The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 38 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 21 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.09% 1.59% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 2.37% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 18
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£375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £346 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £433 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -21.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 379 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.58% 66.84% 70.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 207 240
Average daily rate £360 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £175.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.14% +1106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.90 £15.49 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Business Analysis
West Midlands

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014, 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 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (26.19%) Use Case
3 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
5 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle
6 7 (16.67%) UML
6 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 6 (14.29%) Cognos
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (14.29%) Banking
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
8 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) VBA
8 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.90%) MS Office
8 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) ISEB
9 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Documentum
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) FileNet
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.90%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Analyst
2 23 (54.76%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Management Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Sourcing Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Change Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Market Risk
1 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) SCADA
2 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (26.19%) Use Case
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.67%) UML
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (11.90%) User Stories
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.14%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VBA
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) IIBA
4 2 (4.76%) CBAP
4 2 (4.76%) APMP
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Cognos
4 3 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) Northgate
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