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 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 Analyst
Rank 9 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.06% 6.74% 9.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.97% 7.62% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £460 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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
572 538 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.94% 88.49% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 302 209
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) Business Analysis
2 33 (30.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (25.69%) Finance
4 20 (18.35%) Scrum
5 16 (14.68%) Banking
5 16 (14.68%) Use Case
6 14 (12.84%) Kanban
6 14 (12.84%) Coaching
7 13 (11.93%) Open Source
7 13 (11.93%) Web Services
8 12 (11.01%) MS Visio
8 12 (11.01%) ISEB
8 12 (11.01%) User Stories
9 10 (9.17%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.26%) Business Transformation
11 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.34%) Project Management
11 8 (7.34%) ITIL
11 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.34%) UML
11 8 (7.34%) Retail
12 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.42%) SQL
12 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
12 7 (6.42%) Law
13 6 (5.50%) Legal

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) SAS
2 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.01%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.83%) Maximo
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.92%) OLAP
5 1 (0.92%) MS Access
5 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Retail
4 7 (6.42%) Law
5 6 (5.50%) Legal
6 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.59%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.67%) Billing
8 3 (2.75%) Back Office
9 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.92%) Automotive
9 1 (0.92%) Advertising
9 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) Web Services
2 2 (1.83%) Middleware
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Open Source
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) Windows
1 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (30.28%) Business Analysis
3 20 (18.35%) Scrum
4 16 (14.68%) Use Case
5 14 (12.84%) Kanban
5 14 (12.84%) Coaching
6 12 (11.01%) User Stories
7 10 (9.17%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.26%) Business Transformation
9 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.34%) UML
9 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.34%) ITIL
9 8 (7.34%) Project Management
10 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.50%) Business Process Mapping
11 6 (5.50%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) SQL
2 3 (2.75%) VBA
3 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) ISEB
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) MiFID
1 1 (0.92%) FATCA
1 1 (0.92%) EMIR
1 1 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) SAP
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (1.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.92%) Northgate
4 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.92%) Cognos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Rate: £390 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago