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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 31 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 28 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.13% 3.31% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 4.71% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 7
Average daily rate £415 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £328 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
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
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (19.51%) Degree
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 7 (17.07%) Legal
3 7 (17.07%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) .NET
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.20%) Workflow
5 4 (9.76%) Retail
5 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) MS Office
5 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.76%) Informatica
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Reference Data
5 4 (9.76%) Data Privacy
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.32%) PMP
6 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
6 3 (7.32%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
2 7 (17.07%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Data Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Informatica Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) Ajax
3 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) jQuery
3 2 (4.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.20%) Workflow
4 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.76%) Data Privacy
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.32%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Informatica
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow