The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 19 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.69% 2.25% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 3.45% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
136 116 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.83% 65.17% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 13 (68.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (36.84%) Use Case
3 7 (36.84%) hybris
3 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) CRM
4 6 (31.58%) B2C
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) iPad
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (31.58%) User Experience
5 5 (26.32%) Process Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) NHS
7 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (10.53%) B2B
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) Billing
8 2 (10.53%) Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Finance

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Business Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) iPad
1 6 (31.58%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (36.84%) Use Case
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
4 6 (31.58%) B2C
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (31.58%) CRM
5 5 (26.32%) Process Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.53%) Service Management
8 2 (10.53%) B2B
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) hybris
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) ATG
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Casewise