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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.38% 1.93% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 3.00% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 17
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £415 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
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
423 367 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.14% 64.27% 66.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 218 175
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) ISEB
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.50%) Use Case
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.00%) User Stories
9 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.00%) NHS
9 4 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) .NET
9 4 (10.00%) Law
9 4 (10.00%) Legal
10 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) SQL
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.50%) ERP
10 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Movex
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Law
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Analyst
2 35 (87.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.50%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Use Case
6 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.00%) UML
6 4 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (7.50%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) MiFID
1 1 (2.50%) FATCA
1 1 (2.50%) EMIR
1 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
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