The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 62 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 59 75 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 3.44% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 4.89% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 49
Average daily rate
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£361 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +1.66%
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1534 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.49% 70.27% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 790 621
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 78 117
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £15.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 20 £410 -0.60% 12
Warwickshire +2 13 £313 +11.60%
Staffordshire 0 8 £325 -18.75% 6
Coventry -10 4 £385 +4.40% 5
Shropshire - 3 £350 -
Solihull +2 1 £368 -14.78% 3
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 34 (29.31%) Project Management
2 25 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (19.83%) Finance
4 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.97%) PRINCE2
5 17 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (12.93%) Change Management
7 14 (12.07%) ISEB
8 12 (10.34%) Banking
9 11 (9.48%) Use Case
10 10 (8.62%) Degree
10 10 (8.62%) Retail
10 10 (8.62%) User Stories
10 10 (8.62%) Scrum
11 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
11 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
12 8 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.90%) Information Security
12 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 8 (6.90%) ITIL
12 8 (6.90%) UML
12 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
13 7 (6.03%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (6.03%) Project Planning
14 6 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
14 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
14 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.86%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.86%) BPCS
2 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.86%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Intranet
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) IMAP
3 1 (0.86%) ATM
3 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (0.86%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) QlikView
4 1 (0.86%) OLAP
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.86%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.86%) ERwin
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Automotive
4 5 (4.31%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Military
5 4 (3.45%) Law
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 87 (75.00%) Analyst
2 76 (65.52%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.76%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (4.31%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Information Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (1.72%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (1.72%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) Middleware
2 1 (0.86%) HTML
2 1 (0.86%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) NHS
4 4 (3.45%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.59%) Open Source
5 3 (2.59%) PMI
6 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Project Management
2 25 (21.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.97%) PRINCE2
4 17 (14.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (12.93%) Change Management
6 11 (9.48%) Use Case
7 10 (8.62%) Scrum
7 10 (8.62%) User Stories
8 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.90%) Information Security
9 8 (6.90%) UML
9 8 (6.90%) ITIL
9 8 (6.90%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.03%) Project Planning
10 7 (6.03%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (5.17%) Workflow
11 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.86%) LotusScript
2 1 (0.86%) Lingo
2 1 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) ISEB
2 10 (8.62%) Degree
3 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.72%) CISA
6 2 (1.72%) CISM
6 2 (1.72%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
1 2 (1.72%) Basel III
1 2 (1.72%) Solvency II
1 2 (1.72%) Basel II
1 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) MiFID
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) FATCA
2 1 (0.86%) EMIR
2 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.86%) UCITS
Vendors
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
2 4 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (1.72%) Lotus
3 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.86%) DataFlux
4 1 (0.86%) Pega
4 1 (0.86%) Sage
4 1 (0.86%) Informatica
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos
4 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £440 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: quote
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £467 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gambling Commission
Rate: From £28,989 to £35,431 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago