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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 24 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.38% 4.51% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 5.00% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £430 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
199 120 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.14% 90.23% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 80 65
Median daily rate £334 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.62% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £20.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 £388 -
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 £400 -1.23% 1
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Use Case
3 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Finance
7 2 (7.69%) Retail
7 2 (7.69%) NHS
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Google
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Google Drive
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (3.85%) User Experience
8 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model

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 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) QlikView
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Use Case
4 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) UML
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Google