The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 24 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.56% 10.47% 10.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 11.43% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 50
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£335 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £34.31
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
612 525 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.60% 91.62% 96.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 273 333
Average daily rate £340 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 33
Average hourly rate £12.63 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.05 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 24 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (23.19%) Use Case
5 15 (21.74%) UML
6 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.39%) Degree
7 11 (15.94%) SQL
7 11 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (14.49%) MS Visio
8 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.04%) Banking
10 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
10 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.59%) Project Management
11 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.70%) OO
12 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
12 6 (8.70%) VBA
12 6 (8.70%) OLAP
12 6 (8.70%) Rational Rose
13 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.25%) Retail
13 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Documentum
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) FileNet
2 1 (1.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Visio
2 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.70%) OLAP
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
7 1 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.90%) ERwin
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.45%) SCADA
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.45%) FMCG
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (24.64%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (23.19%) Use Case
5 15 (21.74%) UML
6 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
8 6 (8.70%) OO
9 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) User Stories
10 4 (5.80%) Migration
10 4 (5.80%) Change Management
11 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) ITIL
11 3 (4.35%) ETL
11 3 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 6 (8.70%) VBA
3 2 (2.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) IIBA
3 2 (2.90%) CBAP
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) MicroStrategy
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Cognos
3 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Northgate
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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