The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.51% 6.58% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.72% 6.80% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 26
Median daily rate £350 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.20 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -17.50%
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
751 706 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.28% 96.84% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 439 398
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 August 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (38.53%) Finance
2 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.69%) Business Analysis
4 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (22.02%) UML
6 23 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (16.51%) User Stories
8 17 (15.60%) Use Case
9 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 15 (13.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 15 (13.76%) QA
11 14 (12.84%) Risk Management
12 13 (11.93%) User Experience
12 13 (11.93%) Project Planning
12 13 (11.93%) Web Development
13 12 (11.01%) Retail
13 12 (11.01%) Scrum
14 11 (10.09%) ISEB
14 11 (10.09%) Banking
15 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
15 10 (9.17%) Requirements Engineering
15 10 (9.17%) Kanban
15 10 (9.17%) Change Management
16 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
17 7 (6.42%) GAP Analysis
18 6 (5.50%) ITIL
18 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (5.50%) Microsoft

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.83%) SAS
1 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.75%) Maximo
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.92%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
1 1 (0.92%) Intranet
1 1 (0.92%) LAN
1 1 (0.92%) Skype
1 1 (0.92%) WAN
1 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 42 (38.53%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Retail
3 11 (10.09%) Banking
4 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.67%) Legal
6 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) Electronics
8 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.93%) User Experience
3 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) Windows
1 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) Business Analysis
3 24 (22.02%) UML
4 23 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (16.51%) User Stories
6 17 (15.60%) Use Case
7 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 15 (13.76%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (12.84%) Risk Management
10 13 (11.93%) Project Planning
10 13 (11.93%) Web Development
11 12 (11.01%) Scrum
12 10 (9.17%) Change Management
12 10 (9.17%) Kanban
12 10 (9.17%) Requirements Engineering
12 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
13 7 (6.42%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (5.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) ISEB
2 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) Basel II
3 1 (0.92%) Basel III
Vendors
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) Guidewire
2 4 (3.67%) Pega
3 3 (2.75%) Remedy
4 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) Cognos
5 1 (0.92%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.92%) Kronos
5 1 (0.92%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.92%) Proofpoint
5 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £400 - £415.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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