The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 43 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.97% 4.90% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.71% 5.63% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 18
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£375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.83 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+31.51% -13.84%
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
558 497 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.44% 86.89% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 302 241
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.27 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 February 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 50 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (31.53%) Business Analysis
4 29 (26.13%) Finance
5 21 (18.92%) Scrum
6 14 (12.61%) Kanban
6 14 (12.61%) Banking
6 14 (12.61%) Coaching
7 13 (11.71%) User Stories
7 13 (11.71%) Use Case
7 13 (11.71%) Open Source
7 13 (11.71%) Web Services
8 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.01%) ISEB
9 10 (9.01%) Project Management
9 10 (9.01%) Business Transformation
10 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
10 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
11 8 (7.21%) NHS
11 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
12 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.41%) CRM
13 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (4.50%) ERP
13 5 (4.50%) ITIL
13 5 (4.50%) SQL
13 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
13 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP APO
1 1 (0.90%) Movex
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.90%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.90%) OLAP
4 1 (0.90%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 4 (3.60%) Law
4 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Open Source
2 8 (7.21%) NHS
2 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.90%) Statistics
4 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) Windows
1 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (31.53%) Business Analysis
4 21 (18.92%) Scrum
5 14 (12.61%) Kanban
5 14 (12.61%) Coaching
6 13 (11.71%) User Stories
6 13 (11.71%) Use Case
7 11 (9.91%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.01%) Project Management
8 10 (9.01%) Business Transformation
9 9 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.41%) CRM
10 6 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.41%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (4.50%) Data Governance
11 5 (4.50%) ITIL
11 5 (4.50%) ERP
11 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) ISEB
2 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) MiFID
1 1 (0.90%) FATCA
1 1 (0.90%) EMIR
1 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (3.60%) SAP
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.80%) Citrix
2 2 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle
2 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.90%) Cognos
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