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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 16 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.55% 6.18% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.85% 6.40% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 33
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £258 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £455 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
726 688 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.16% 96.63% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 428 412
Median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 48 (39.67%) Finance
2 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.40%) Business Analysis
4 27 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (17.36%) UML
6 21 (17.36%) User Stories
7 20 (16.53%) Scrum
8 18 (14.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (13.22%) Retail
10 15 (12.40%) Change Management
11 14 (11.57%) Banking
12 13 (10.74%) Use Case
12 13 (10.74%) QA
12 13 (10.74%) ISEB
12 13 (10.74%) User Experience
13 12 (9.92%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 11 (9.09%) Project Planning
14 11 (9.09%) Kanban
15 10 (8.26%) Web Development
15 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
15 10 (8.26%) Requirements Engineering
15 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
17 7 (5.79%) CRM
17 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
17 7 (5.79%) Requirements Management
18 6 (4.96%) Data Analysis

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 (1.65%) SAS
1 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.48%) Maximo
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
1 1 (0.83%) LAN
1 1 (0.83%) Skype
1 1 (0.83%) WAN
1 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
General
1 48 (39.67%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Retail
3 14 (11.57%) Banking
4 5 (4.13%) Legal
5 4 (3.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.74%) User Experience
3 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.31%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.40%) Business Analysis
3 23 (19.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.36%) UML
4 21 (17.36%) User Stories
5 20 (16.53%) Scrum
6 18 (14.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (12.40%) Change Management
8 13 (10.74%) Use Case
9 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 12 (9.92%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (9.09%) Kanban
10 11 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 10 (8.26%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
11 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.26%) Web Development
12 7 (5.79%) CRM
12 7 (5.79%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) ISEB
2 6 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) CBAP
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Basel II
3 1 (0.83%) Basel III
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.48%) SAP
4 2 (1.65%) Pega
4 2 (1.65%) Remedy
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos
5 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.83%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.83%) Google
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago