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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 41 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 22 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.11% 2.44% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.66% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £265 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £503 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 410 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.46% 66.67% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 248 246
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 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 30 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 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.00%) Use Case
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) UML
7 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.64%) Cognos
8 6 (13.64%) Oracle
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 6 (13.64%) Banking
9 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.36%) ISEB
9 5 (11.36%) VBA
9 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.36%) MS Office
9 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
10 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.82%) Business Objects

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) Documentum
2 1 (2.27%) FileNet
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.36%) MS Office
4 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Analyst
2 24 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Management Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Sourcing Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Reference Data
1 2 (4.55%) Market Risk
1 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.27%) SCADA
2 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.00%) Use Case
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) UML
6 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.36%) User Stories
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.09%) ITIL
8 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.82%) Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) VBA
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) APMP
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) IIBA
3 2 (4.55%) CBAP
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Cognos
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Northgate
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
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