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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 40 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 87 85 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.61% 3.45% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 4.62% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 49 31
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£365 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £432 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.92% +60.64%
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
1812 1838 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.28% 74.65% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 985 692
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 59
Average hourly rate £28.60 £27.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -27.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +2 24 £400 +6.66% 6
Warwickshire -2 18 £313 -19.35% 2
Staffordshire -1 9 £370 -6.91% 8
Worcestershire +12 8 £325 -31.57% 3
Coventry 0 6 £450 +25.00% 2
Shropshire - 5 £555 -
Walsall +4 1 £300 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 37 (23.87%) Finance
2 34 (21.94%) Project Management
2 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (15.48%) PRINCE2
4 20 (12.90%) Change Management
4 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (11.61%) Retail
7 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (10.32%) ISEB
7 16 (10.32%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
9 13 (8.39%) Degree
10 12 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (7.10%) SAP
12 10 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.45%) IBM
12 10 (6.45%) PMI Certification
12 10 (6.45%) Banking
12 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (5.81%) Data Analysis
13 9 (5.81%) Data Management
13 9 (5.81%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.81%) Information Security
13 9 (5.81%) PMP
13 9 (5.81%) MS Visio
13 9 (5.81%) CRM
13 9 (5.81%) Use Case
13 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.94%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.87%) MS Office
2 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.23%) SPSS
4 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.58%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) SAP PS
2 4 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
1 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.52%) QlikView
3 7 (4.52%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.94%) OLAP
6 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.29%) DataStage
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 37 (23.87%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Retail
3 10 (6.45%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.94%) Billing
7 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (67.10%) Analyst
2 95 (61.29%) Business Analyst
3 27 (17.42%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.32%) Developer
5 10 (6.45%) Consultant
6 8 (5.16%) Business Project Manager
6 8 (5.16%) Business Manager
7 7 (4.52%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Process Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Security Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Information Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) .NET
2 2 (1.29%) CSS
2 2 (1.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) Ajax
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
3 1 (0.65%) RESTful
3 1 (0.65%) HTML5
3 1 (0.65%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) PMI
4 4 (2.58%) Human Factors
4 4 (2.58%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.94%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.29%) UNIX
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) Project Management
1 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (15.48%) PRINCE2
3 20 (12.90%) Change Management
3 20 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (10.32%) Waterfall
6 10 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.81%) CRM
7 9 (5.81%) Information Security
7 9 (5.81%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.81%) Use Case
7 9 (5.81%) Data Management
7 9 (5.81%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.52%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (3.87%) SDLC
9 6 (3.87%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (3.87%) Programme Management
9 6 (3.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.52%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) C#
3 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) LotusScript
4 1 (0.65%) Lingo
4 1 (0.65%) X++
4 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) ISEB
2 13 (8.39%) Degree
3 10 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 9 (5.81%) PMP
5 3 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.29%) CISA
6 2 (1.29%) CISM
6 2 (1.29%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) CBAP
7 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
1 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) Basel II
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) Basel III
3 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.10%) SAP
3 10 (6.45%) IBM
4 8 (5.16%) Northgate
5 6 (3.87%) Oracle
6 5 (3.23%) Netezza
6 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.58%) Informatica
7 4 (2.58%) Cognos
7 4 (2.58%) Progress
8 3 (1.94%) Lotus
9 2 (1.29%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.29%) Trillium
9 2 (1.29%) HP
9 2 (1.29%) Datanomic
10 1 (0.65%) PayPal
10 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.65%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.65%) Pega
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
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