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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.49% 5.21% 9.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 5.77% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -8.10%
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
766 555 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.96% 90.39% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 327 245
Average daily rate £360 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 36 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 12 (13.04%) Scrum
4 11 (11.96%) Use Case
5 10 (10.87%) User Stories
5 10 (10.87%) Project Management
5 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.78%) Banking
6 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
7 8 (8.70%) NHS
7 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 7 (7.61%) ISEB
8 7 (7.61%) CRM
8 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.52%) Kanban
9 6 (6.52%) Open Source
9 6 (6.52%) Business Transformation
10 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (5.43%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.43%) OLAP
10 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
10 5 (5.43%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS Office
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.09%) Movex
2 1 (1.09%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.43%) OLAP
3 5 (5.43%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (3.26%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) NHS
3 6 (6.52%) Open Source
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 12 (13.04%) Scrum
4 11 (11.96%) Use Case
5 10 (10.87%) User Stories
5 10 (10.87%) Project Management
5 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.61%) CRM
8 6 (6.52%) Kanban
8 6 (6.52%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.43%) Requirements Management
9 5 (5.43%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (4.35%) Coaching
10 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.35%) ERP
10 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) ISEB
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) EMIR
1 1 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.09%) FATCA
1 1 (1.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (2.17%) SAP
1 2 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (1.09%) PayPal
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
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