The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 13 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.56% 5.77% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 6.25% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Median daily rate £393 £374 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.01% +2.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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 Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 144 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 97.30% 92.31% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 93 72
Median daily rate £325 £361 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £26.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Burton-upon-Trent +2 6 £410 +2.50%
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £388 - 1
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) Use Case
2 9 (30.00%) CRM
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (10.00%) User Experience
7 3 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.67%) Google Drive
8 2 (6.67%) Finance
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) NHS
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) Information Management
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.33%) Retail
9 1 (3.33%) Billing

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) CRM
2 9 (30.00%) Use Case
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (10.00%) Wireframes
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
9 1 (3.33%) DMAIC
9 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Google