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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 67 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.22% 8.78% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.96% 9.44% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 32
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£400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
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 £34.00 £27.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -22.53%
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
673 593 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.57% 92.95% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 368 293
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.19% -20.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 34 (32.38%) Business Analysis
2 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.62%) Finance
4 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (17.14%) Use Case
6 16 (15.24%) Banking
6 16 (15.24%) MS Visio
7 12 (11.43%) Scrum
8 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.48%) UML
8 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.52%) Coaching
9 10 (9.52%) ISEB
9 10 (9.52%) Retail
10 9 (8.57%) Kanban
10 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.57%) Project Management
10 9 (8.57%) Web Services
10 9 (8.57%) SQL
10 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.62%) Degree
11 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.62%) Open Source
12 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (6.67%) ITIL
13 6 (5.71%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) SAS
2 2 (1.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.90%) Maximo
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Banking
3 10 (9.52%) Retail
4 6 (5.71%) Law
5 5 (4.76%) Billing
5 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.81%) Legal
7 3 (2.86%) Back Office
8 2 (1.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.95%) Front Office
9 1 (0.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.95%) Automotive
9 1 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Open Source
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.95%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.95%) SCADA
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
1 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.38%) Business Analysis
2 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.14%) Use Case
5 12 (11.43%) Scrum
6 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.48%) UML
6 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.52%) Coaching
8 9 (8.57%) Kanban
8 9 (8.57%) Project Management
9 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.67%) ITIL
11 6 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (4.76%) Business Transformation
12 5 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (2.86%) VBA
3 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) ISEB
2 8 (7.62%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) IIBA
4 1 (0.95%) CBAP
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) MiFID
1 1 (0.95%) FATCA
1 1 (0.95%) EMIR
1 1 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (3.81%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.90%) Cognos
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) Northgate
6 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
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