The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Walsall region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank 3 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 15.38% 5.26% 10.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 5.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £320 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -2.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +12.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Walsall 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
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 92.31% 89.47% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Median daily rate £375 £310 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Walsall region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Case Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle