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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 64 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 59 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.30% 2.79% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 4.05% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 32
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
1783 1455 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.49% 68.79% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 777 822
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 58 95
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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
Birmingham -6 22 £400 +19.40% 6
Warwickshire -1 13 £390 +9.47% 1
Coventry -6 9 £423 +22.46% 3
Walsall - 2 £300 -
Solihull +6 1 £313 -21.87% 2
Staffordshire -4 1 £350 -6.66% 2
Worcestershire -8 1 £385 -0.64% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £425 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 53 (34.87%) Finance
2 37 (24.34%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.79%) Project Management
6 18 (11.84%) SQL
6 18 (11.84%) Data Modelling
6 18 (11.84%) Use Case
7 16 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 16 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 16 (10.53%) Manufacturing
8 15 (9.87%) MS Visio
9 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (8.55%) SharePoint
10 13 (8.55%) UML
10 13 (8.55%) MS Office
10 13 (8.55%) Retail
10 13 (8.55%) Degree
11 12 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (7.89%) SAP
11 12 (7.89%) ERP
11 12 (7.89%) ISEB
12 11 (7.24%) Migration
13 10 (6.58%) Change Management
13 10 (6.58%) ITIL
13 10 (6.58%) VBA
14 9 (5.92%) Oracle
14 9 (5.92%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.61%) SAS
3 2 (1.32%) Drupal
3 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.87%) MS Visio
3 13 (8.55%) MS Office
4 8 (5.26%) MS Project
5 7 (4.61%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.63%) ENOVIA
2 4 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.32%) Agresso
3 2 (1.32%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.66%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Force.com
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.61%) PerformancePoint
2 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.66%) OLAP
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 53 (34.87%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.55%) Retail
4 8 (5.26%) Marketing
4 8 (5.26%) Banking
5 6 (3.95%) Automotive
6 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.63%) Legal
6 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
7 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (71.71%) Analyst
2 88 (57.89%) Business Analyst
3 10 (6.58%) Consultant
4 9 (5.92%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.26%) Management Consultant
6 7 (4.61%) Report Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Architect
8 4 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (2.63%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.63%) MI Analyst
8 4 (2.63%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (1.97%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 3 (1.97%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 3 (1.97%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (1.97%) Developer
10 2 (1.32%) Test Manager
10 2 (1.32%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) MDX
2 4 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.66%) CSS
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) WCF
3 1 (0.66%) LINQ
3 1 (0.66%) jQuery
3 1 (0.66%) Mason
3 1 (0.66%) HTML5
3 1 (0.66%) CSS3
3 1 (0.66%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.97%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.32%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) DTV
6 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.66%) IVR
6 1 (0.66%) SCADA
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.63%) Windows
2 3 (1.97%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.79%) Project Management
4 18 (11.84%) Data Modelling
4 18 (11.84%) Use Case
5 16 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
6 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.55%) UML
8 12 (7.89%) ERP
8 12 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.24%) Migration
10 10 (6.58%) ITIL
10 10 (6.58%) Change Management
11 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (5.92%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.26%) CRM
12 8 (5.26%) Logistics
12 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) SQL
2 10 (6.58%) VBA
3 2 (1.32%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
2 12 (7.89%) ISEB
3 5 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) IIBA
4 2 (1.32%) CBAP
5 1 (0.66%) APMP
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.63%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) Basel III
3 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
Vendors
1 37 (24.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.89%) SAP
3 9 (5.92%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.63%) Cognos
5 3 (1.97%) IBM
5 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.32%) Northgate
7 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.66%) Twitter
7 1 (0.66%) Mercator
7 1 (0.66%) ATG
7 1 (0.66%) Avaya
7 1 (0.66%) Sage
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