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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 53 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 99 81 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.14% 3.36% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.43% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 52
Median daily rate £398 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.25 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.01% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £26.10 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £34.90 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.12%
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
2587 1828 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1124 999
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Birmingham -16 22 £330 -17.50% 4
Warwickshire +2 21 £438 +40.00% 1
Shropshire -19 15 £525 -15.66% 2
Coventry -9 8 £454 +0.83% 7
Staffordshire -3 6 £336 +17.98% 2
Solihull - 2 £388 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £425 -
Walsall -2 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £325 -
Dudley - 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 83 (38.60%) Finance
2 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (13.49%) Pega
5 28 (13.02%) Use Case
6 24 (11.16%) Project Management
7 22 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (9.77%) ISEB
8 21 (9.77%) UML
8 21 (9.77%) Scrum
9 20 (9.30%) Data Modelling
10 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 18 (8.37%) Logical Data Model
11 18 (8.37%) Banking
12 16 (7.44%) Change Management
13 15 (6.98%) Informatica
14 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (6.51%) PRINCE2
14 14 (6.51%) SAP
14 14 (6.51%) Migration
14 14 (6.51%) Degree
14 14 (6.51%) SDLC
15 13 (6.05%) Process Improvement
15 13 (6.05%) Data Analysis
15 13 (6.05%) Programme Management
15 13 (6.05%) .NET
16 12 (5.58%) MS Visio
16 12 (5.58%) Microsoft
16 12 (5.58%) Legal

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.40%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.79%) MS Office
5 4 (1.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.40%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Maximo
4 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
2 1 (0.47%) NAS
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.86%) Big Data
4 4 (1.86%) GIS
5 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.93%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.93%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.93%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.93%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.40%) NUnit
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
General
1 83 (38.60%) Finance
2 18 (8.37%) Banking
3 12 (5.58%) Legal
3 12 (5.58%) Retail
4 10 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Local Government
7 2 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (66.98%) Analyst
2 131 (60.93%) Business Analyst
3 25 (11.63%) Consultant
4 16 (7.44%) Business IT Analyst
4 16 (7.44%) IT Analyst
4 16 (7.44%) IT Business Analyst
5 15 (6.98%) Developer
6 14 (6.51%) Informatica Consultant
7 13 (6.05%) Architect
8 10 (4.65%) Business Architect
9 8 (3.72%) Business Manager
9 8 (3.72%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.26%) Process Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Business Change Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Data Business Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.79%) SAP Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.79%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) .NET
2 9 (4.19%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.79%) HTML
4 5 (2.33%) jQuery
4 5 (2.33%) Web Services
5 4 (1.86%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.86%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.40%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.40%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.40%) JSON
6 3 (1.40%) REST
6 3 (1.40%) Underscore.js
6 3 (1.40%) WCF
7 2 (0.93%) Ajax
7 2 (0.93%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.93%) CSS
7 2 (0.93%) HTML5
7 2 (0.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.12%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.26%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.86%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.86%) PMI
5 3 (1.40%) Informatics
5 3 (1.40%) User Experience
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) PDA
7 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.40%) Windows
2 1 (0.47%) Unix
2 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (13.02%) Use Case
4 24 (11.16%) Project Management
5 22 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (9.77%) Scrum
6 21 (9.77%) UML
7 20 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 18 (8.37%) Logical Data Model
10 16 (7.44%) Change Management
11 14 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (6.51%) Migration
11 14 (6.51%) PRINCE2
11 14 (6.51%) SDLC
12 13 (6.05%) Data Analysis
12 13 (6.05%) Process Improvement
12 13 (6.05%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (5.58%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.12%) C#
1 11 (5.12%) SQL
2 6 (2.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.86%) Java
4 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
5 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) ABAP
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.77%) ISEB
2 14 (6.51%) Degree
3 6 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.86%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.86%) PMP
6 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) QA
2 6 (2.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) GCP
4 1 (0.47%) COBIT
4 1 (0.47%) COSO
4 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (13.49%) Pega
2 15 (6.98%) Informatica
3 14 (6.51%) SAP
4 12 (5.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.40%) ESRI
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle
5 3 (1.40%) Remedy
6 2 (0.93%) Fiserv
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
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