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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / Midlands
Rank 18 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.13% 1.14% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 1.50% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £44.38 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-26.76% +8.23%

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
95 133 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.22% 76.00% 69.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (28.57%) MSTest
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) COM
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SOLID
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Infor
3 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Talend