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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / Midlands
Rank 8 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.61% 6.40% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 6.78% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +12.01%

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
104 118 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.86% 94.40% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 49
Median daily rate £500 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.52% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017, 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 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Retail
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) User Stories
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) ATG
7 2 (10.53%) iPad
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) Service Design
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture

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 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) User Stories
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) CAD
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) PLM
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) RAD
6 1 (5.26%) SSADM
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) ATG