The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 43 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 89 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.66% 2.13% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 3.20% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 38
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £545 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.97% -34.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1779 1314 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.12% 66.60% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 660 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 55 65
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £13.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
England

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 28 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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
Warwickshire +5 22 £388 -3.12% 2
Birmingham +4 22 £375 -6.25% 9
Coventry -6 11 £360 -22.16% 2
Staffordshire +6 5 £395 -1.25% 6
Worcestershire -5 2 £438 +9.37% 1
Solihull - 1 £325 - 1
Tipton - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 38 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
4 32 (18.82%) Project Management
5 26 (15.29%) SQL
6 20 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 18 (10.59%) PRINCE2
7 18 (10.59%) ERP
7 18 (10.59%) Use Case
8 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (10.00%) Degree
8 17 (10.00%) SAP
8 17 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 16 (9.41%) MS Office
10 15 (8.82%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.24%) Data Modelling
11 14 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.24%) ISEB
11 14 (8.24%) UML
12 13 (7.65%) Migration
12 13 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (7.06%) Retail
13 12 (7.06%) Change Management
13 12 (7.06%) CRM
13 12 (7.06%) VBA
14 11 (6.47%) MS Visio
15 10 (5.88%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.29%) Test Scripting
16 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 20 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.12%) SAS
3 6 (3.53%) Drupal
3 6 (3.53%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.59%) FileNet
4 1 (0.59%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.41%) MS Office
3 11 (6.47%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.12%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.76%) ENOVIA
4 2 (1.18%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.18%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.59%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.59%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Force.com
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.12%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.06%) Retail
4 9 (5.29%) Banking
5 7 (4.12%) Marketing
6 6 (3.53%) Automotive
6 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.35%) Legal
7 4 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Military
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (74.71%) Analyst
2 103 (60.59%) Business Analyst
3 13 (7.65%) Project Manager
4 9 (5.29%) Consultant
5 8 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (4.12%) Report Analyst
6 7 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (3.53%) Management Consultant
8 5 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (2.94%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.35%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.35%) Developer
9 4 (2.35%) MI Analyst
9 4 (2.35%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (2.35%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 4 (2.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Business Change Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.71%) .NET
2 7 (4.12%) MDX
3 2 (1.18%) Classic ASP
3 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.59%) CSS
4 1 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) J2EE
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) WCF
4 1 (0.59%) LINQ
4 1 (0.59%) jQuery
4 1 (0.59%) Mason
4 1 (0.59%) HTML5
4 1 (0.59%) CSS3
4 1 (0.59%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.35%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.76%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.76%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.18%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.18%) NHS
4 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.59%) DTV
5 1 (0.59%) SCADA
5 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.59%) Open Source
5 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.59%) VMS
2 1 (0.59%) Android
2 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (18.82%) Project Management
3 18 (10.59%) ERP
3 18 (10.59%) PRINCE2
3 18 (10.59%) Use Case
4 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 14 (8.24%) UML
6 14 (8.24%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.65%) Migration
7 13 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.06%) Change Management
8 12 (7.06%) CRM
9 10 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.29%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.29%) Requirements Management
11 8 (4.71%) ITIL
11 8 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.12%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.29%) SQL
2 12 (7.06%) VBA
3 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
3 4 (2.35%) PHP
4 3 (1.76%) VB
5 2 (1.18%) VBScript
5 2 (1.18%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) Java
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) Degree
2 14 (8.24%) ISEB
3 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.76%) IIBA
5 3 (1.76%) CBAP
6 2 (1.18%) APMP
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) QA
2 5 (2.94%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.18%) Basel III
4 1 (0.59%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) SAP
3 8 (4.71%) Oracle
4 7 (4.12%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.53%) Cognos
6 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.76%) IBM
7 3 (1.76%) HP
8 2 (1.18%) Northgate
9 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.59%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.59%) Twitter
9 1 (0.59%) Mercator
9 1 (0.59%) ATG
9 1 (0.59%) Avaya
9 1 (0.59%) Sage
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