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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 21 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.51% 6.12% 7.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.83% 6.59% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 32
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +11.19%
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
703 713 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.39% 92.84% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 394 383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 28 (30.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (25.81%) Business Analysis
4 20 (21.51%) Banking
5 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (12.90%) Retail
7 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (10.75%) Project Management
9 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.53%) CRM
10 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (6.45%) Office 365
12 5 (5.38%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
12 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
12 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
12 5 (5.38%) OLAP
13 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
13 4 (4.30%) ISEB
13 4 (4.30%) Change Management
13 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
13 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
13 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.30%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.23%) MS Office
4 2 (2.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) OLAP
2 5 (5.38%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 20 (21.51%) Banking
3 12 (12.90%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
6 2 (2.15%) Billing
6 2 (2.15%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Life Science
3 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.08%) Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (25.81%) Business Analysis
3 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.75%) Project Management
5 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.53%) CRM
7 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.30%) Migration
7 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.30%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (3.23%) Cash Management
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL
8 3 (3.23%) TOGAF
8 3 (3.23%) Requirements Management
8 3 (3.23%) UML
8 3 (3.23%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) ISEB
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) CBAP
3 1 (1.08%) CCA
3 1 (1.08%) PMP
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) FATCA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.23%) Lotus
2 2 (2.15%) IBM
2 2 (2.15%) HP
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Cognos
3 1 (1.08%) Netezza
3 1 (1.08%) PayPal
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Posted: 18 days ago