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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 20 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.35% 1.69% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.33% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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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
99 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 66.89% 72.88% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 59
Average daily rate £400 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Use Case
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) B2C
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (54.55%) hybris
3 6 (54.55%) iPad
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (54.55%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) iPad
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (63.64%) Use Case
3 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (54.55%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) B2C
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware