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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.61% 3.68% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 4.69% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £338 £255 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -35.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £231 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £279 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.45 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.86% +20.00%
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
178 128 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.03% 78.53% 72.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 59
Median daily rate £325 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 - -
Burton-upon-Trent -1 2 £336 +49.44% 1
Stafford 0 1 £338 +18.42%
Business Analysis
West Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
2 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) SLA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Design Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft