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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 13 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 65 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.50% 8.43% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.35% 9.25% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 26
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 £293 £338
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 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
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
628 573 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.81% 91.10% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 330 258
Average daily rate £350 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.65 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) Business Analysis
3 32 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (26.36%) Finance
5 19 (17.27%) Scrum
6 17 (15.45%) Use Case
7 16 (14.55%) Banking
8 14 (12.73%) Kanban
8 14 (12.73%) Coaching
9 13 (11.82%) Open Source
9 13 (11.82%) Web Services
9 13 (11.82%) MS Visio
10 12 (10.91%) ISEB
11 11 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.00%) User Stories
12 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.18%) SQL
13 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
13 9 (8.18%) UML
13 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.18%) Project Management
13 9 (8.18%) Business Transformation
14 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.27%) ITIL
14 8 (7.27%) Retail
15 7 (6.36%) Law
15 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (6.36%) Degree
15 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.82%) Maximo
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) OLAP
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.91%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (26.36%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Retail
4 7 (6.36%) Law
5 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.64%) Legal
6 4 (3.64%) Billing
7 3 (2.73%) Back Office
8 2 (1.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Front Office
9 1 (0.91%) Automotive
9 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) Web Services
2 2 (1.82%) Middleware
2 2 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Open Source
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.73%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.91%) SCADA
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.91%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.91%) Windows
1 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) Business Analysis
3 32 (29.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (17.27%) Scrum
5 17 (15.45%) Use Case
6 14 (12.73%) Kanban
6 14 (12.73%) Coaching
7 11 (10.00%) User Stories
7 11 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.18%) UML
9 9 (8.18%) Project Management
9 9 (8.18%) Business Transformation
10 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.27%) ITIL
11 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) VBA
3 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) ISEB
2 7 (6.36%) Degree
3 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.91%) IIBA
5 1 (0.91%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) MiFID
1 1 (0.91%) FATCA
1 1 (0.91%) EMIR
1 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.82%) Cognos
5 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.91%) Northgate
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago