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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 60 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 68 83 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.52% 3.47% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.89% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +19.10%
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
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Warwickshire +10 17 £325 +16.07% 4
Birmingham -8 16 £475 +11.76% 5
Coventry -3 11 £415 +12.54% 5
Staffordshire -6 6 £325 -18.75% 3
Shropshire - 2 £415 - 1
Solihull +4 1 £368 +17.60% 1
Walsall -2 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (26.72%) Project Management
2 30 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (18.10%) Finance
3 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.93%) Change Management
7 13 (11.21%) ISEB
8 11 (9.48%) Use Case
8 11 (9.48%) Degree
9 10 (8.62%) User Stories
9 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
9 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
10 9 (7.76%) Scrum
10 9 (7.76%) Banking
11 8 (6.90%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.90%) Information Security
11 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
11 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
12 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.03%) UML
12 7 (6.03%) ITIL
12 7 (6.03%) NHS
12 7 (6.03%) Retail
12 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (5.17%) Workflow
13 6 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (5.17%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.31%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.86%) Movex
2 1 (0.86%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Intranet
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) IMAP
3 1 (0.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.59%) OLAP
4 2 (1.72%) DataStage
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) ERwin
1 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Military
4 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.59%) Automotive
5 3 (2.59%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
7 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (71.55%) Analyst
2 72 (62.07%) Business Analyst
3 18 (15.52%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.17%) Developer
5 6 (5.17%) Consultant
6 5 (4.31%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (4.31%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Information Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) HTML
2 1 (0.86%) CSS
2 1 (0.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.03%) NHS
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.59%) Open Source
5 3 (2.59%) PMI
6 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) UNIX
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Project Management
2 30 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.93%) Change Management
7 11 (9.48%) Use Case
8 10 (8.62%) User Stories
9 9 (7.76%) Scrum
10 8 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.90%) Information Security
11 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.03%) UML
11 7 (6.03%) ITIL
11 7 (6.03%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (5.17%) Workflow
12 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.86%) C
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.86%) LotusScript
2 1 (0.86%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) ISEB
2 11 (9.48%) Degree
3 8 (6.90%) 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%) PMP
6 2 (1.72%) CISSP
6 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Basel II
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.72%) Basel III
2 2 (1.72%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.86%) EMIR
3 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.86%) FATCA
3 1 (0.86%) MiFID
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.31%) SAP
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle
4 4 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.59%) Informatica
6 2 (1.72%) Lotus
6 2 (1.72%) Cognos
6 2 (1.72%) Trillium
6 2 (1.72%) Datanomic
7 1 (0.86%) PayPal
7 1 (0.86%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.86%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.86%) Pega
7 1 (0.86%) IBM
7 1 (0.86%) Sage
7 1 (0.86%) Ab Initio
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per day
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Rate: £100 - £120 per day
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Rate: £450 - £460 per day
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