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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 37 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 20 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.18% 3.29% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 4.77% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (30.95%) ISEB
3 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Law
7 6 (14.29%) Legal
7 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.90%) Use Case
8 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.90%) UML
8 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
8 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
8 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.90%) Banking
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.52%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
10 3 (7.14%) SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.38%) OLAP
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Law
2 6 (14.29%) Legal
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Analyst
2 33 (78.57%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Management Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Coach
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) NHS Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.38%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Use Case
7 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.52%) User Stories
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Logistics
9 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
9 2 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
1 1 (2.38%) FATCA
1 1 (2.38%) EMIR
1 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Northgate
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
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