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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 44 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 20 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.68% 3.15% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.71% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 £343 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -9.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £478 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -40.62%
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
495 446 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.27% 66.87% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 295 245
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +743.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 27 August 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 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Use Case
5 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
6 8 (17.39%) ISEB
6 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
7 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
7 7 (15.22%) Degree
8 6 (13.04%) Cognos
8 6 (13.04%) MS Office
8 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.04%) UML
8 6 (13.04%) Banking
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
9 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle
10 4 (8.70%) VBA
10 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.70%) User Stories
11 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
11 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
12 2 (4.35%) SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.04%) MS Office
4 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Analyst
2 26 (56.52%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Management Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) SCADA
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (21.74%) Use Case
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) UML
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) User Stories
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
9 2 (4.35%) ETL
9 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) VBA
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) IIBA
3 2 (4.35%) CBAP
3 2 (4.35%) APMP
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Cognos
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Northgate
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago