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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 42 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 21 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.77% 4.37% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 6.18% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 14
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£400 £335 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.58%
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
490 469 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.56% 70.74% 68.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 315 245
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £47.25 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (30.00%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) MS Visio
5 8 (20.00%) ISEB
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Use Case
6 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.00%) MS Office
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.00%) SQL
8 4 (10.00%) .NET
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Project Management
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Banking
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.50%) Legal
9 3 (7.50%) Retail
9 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.50%) UML
10 2 (5.00%) SAP
10 2 (5.00%) Oracle
10 2 (5.00%) SQL Server

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Visio
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP HR
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) OLAP
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 27 (67.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Management Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Services Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Sourcing Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) Use Case
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.50%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (5.00%) Data Security
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.50%) IIBA
3 1 (2.50%) CBAP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Northgate
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Cognos
3 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
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