The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 23 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.14% 6.52% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 9.52% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £340 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +0.32%
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
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 63 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.00% 68.48% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 41 63
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cannock -2 2 £333 +2.30%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £350 -17.64% 1
Business Analysis
West Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Process Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Process Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Process Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sage