The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.40% - 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% - 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £339
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.60% 93.10% 99.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 68
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 4 £375 - 1
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Informatica
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (60.00%) webMethods
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Informatica
1 3 (60.00%) webMethods