The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.35% 6.55% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 6.74% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 20
Median daily rate £343 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £324 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.98% +3.65%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
750 727 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.65% 97.19% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 452 381
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Birmingham region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Birmingham region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (41.51%) Finance
2 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (25.47%) Business Analysis
5 24 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (20.75%) UML
7 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (16.04%) User Stories
9 16 (15.09%) Use Case
10 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 14 (13.21%) Translating Business Requirements
11 14 (13.21%) QA
12 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
13 12 (11.32%) User Experience
13 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (11.32%) Project Planning
13 12 (11.32%) Web Development
14 11 (10.38%) Retail
14 11 (10.38%) Scrum
14 11 (10.38%) ISEB
15 10 (9.43%) Change Management
15 10 (9.43%) Kanban
15 10 (9.43%) Requirements Engineering
15 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
16 9 (8.49%) Banking
16 9 (8.49%) Six Sigma
17 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (7.55%) ITIL
17 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
17 8 (7.55%) ITSM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.83%) SAS
1 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.72%) MS Project
4 3 (2.83%) MS Office
4 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Maximo
2 1 (0.94%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Firewall
1 1 (0.94%) Intranet
1 1 (0.94%) LAN
1 1 (0.94%) WAN
1 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 44 (41.51%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Retail
3 9 (8.49%) Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Legal
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.32%) User Experience
3 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.89%) EPoS
5 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.47%) Business Analysis
3 24 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (20.75%) UML
5 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.04%) User Stories
7 16 (15.09%) Use Case
8 15 (14.15%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 14 (13.21%) Translating Business Requirements
10 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
11 12 (11.32%) Project Planning
11 12 (11.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (11.32%) Web Development
12 11 (10.38%) Scrum
13 10 (9.43%) Change Management
13 10 (9.43%) Kanban
13 10 (9.43%) Requirements Engineering
13 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
14 9 (8.49%) Six Sigma
15 8 (7.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) ISEB
2 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.94%) Basel III
3 1 (0.94%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.77%) Guidewire
3 4 (3.77%) Pega
4 3 (2.83%) Remedy
5 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.94%) Cognos
6 1 (0.94%) Fiserv
6 1 (0.94%) Kronos
6 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.94%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago