The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.66% 2.54% 12.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.59% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £338 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 193 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.81% 97.97% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 62
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) SCADA
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) SAP PS
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) ATG
6 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) iPad
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Guidewire
7 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP CRM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP PS
2 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
2 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
1 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) SCADA
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Asset Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.88%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) WFM
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow Analysis
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) ATG
3 1 (5.88%) Guidewire