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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.81% 4.52% 4.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 4.81% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 22
Median daily rate £397 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £480 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.47 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +90.42%
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
724 770 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.06% 94.13% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 528 360
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.40 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 30 May 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 30 May 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 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Business Analysis
3 22 (22.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (13.40%) UML
6 13 (13.40%) Banking
7 12 (12.37%) Use Case
8 11 (11.34%) Change Management
9 10 (10.31%) User Stories
9 10 (10.31%) ServiceNow
9 10 (10.31%) ITSM
9 10 (10.31%) ITIL
9 10 (10.31%) Six Sigma
9 10 (10.31%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (9.28%) Scrum
10 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.28%) Data Structures
11 8 (8.25%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (8.25%) Retail
11 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
11 8 (8.25%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (8.25%) ISEB
12 7 (7.22%) QA
12 7 (7.22%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.22%) Web Development
12 7 (7.22%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (7.22%) User Experience

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 4 (4.12%) SAS
1 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Maximo
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
1 1 (1.03%) LAN
1 1 (1.03%) WAN
1 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
1 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.22%) User Experience
4 4 (4.12%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.09%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
1 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Business Analysis
2 22 (22.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (13.40%) UML
6 12 (12.37%) Use Case
7 11 (11.34%) Change Management
8 10 (10.31%) ITIL
8 10 (10.31%) ITSM
8 10 (10.31%) Six Sigma
8 10 (10.31%) User Stories
9 9 (9.28%) Scrum
9 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.25%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.25%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (7.22%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (7.22%) Project Planning
11 7 (7.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (8.25%) ISEB
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) Basel III
3 1 (1.03%) MiFID
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) ServiceNow
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) Pega
4 3 (3.09%) Guidewire
4 3 (3.09%) Remedy
5 1 (1.03%) Kronos
5 1 (1.03%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.03%) Proofpoint
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
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