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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 20 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.34% 4.44% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 6.45% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
Business Analysis
England

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
105 93 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.47% 68.89% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 50
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) Automotive
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Fit Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Baan
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) Case Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Automotive
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Fit Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Baan
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Infor
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Rally
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) SAP