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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.26% - 10.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% - 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Median daily rate £320 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +45.83%

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
131 114 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.20% 79.72% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 81 38
Median daily rate £338 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Tamworth - 3 £275 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £375 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £400 -
Business Analysis
West Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft