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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 22 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.20% 2.70% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 3.70% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£530 £320 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.62% -12.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £40.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-19.13% -2.40%
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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
113 108 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 67.66% 72.97% 56.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 61
Average daily rate £400 £380 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Use Case
3 7 (53.85%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (46.15%) hybris
4 6 (46.15%) iPad
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (46.15%) Retail
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) B2C
4 6 (46.15%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 2 (15.38%) Billing
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) NHS
7 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (7.69%) SLA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iPad
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Use Case
3 7 (53.85%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (46.15%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) CRM
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) B2C
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Casewise