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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 62 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 46 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.13% 2.11% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.02% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 40
Average daily rate
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£355 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £455 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
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
1469 1456 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.91% 69.87% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 783 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 107
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 19 £388 +14.81% 7
Warwickshire -7 9 £343 +14.16% 1
Staffordshire +13 8 £325 - 1
Coventry +3 3 £300 -33.33% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £400 - 2
Solihull - - - - 4
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (22.43%) Project Management
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.89%) ISEB
5 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
5 15 (14.02%) Use Case
6 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
7 11 (10.28%) ITIL
7 11 (10.28%) Change Management
7 11 (10.28%) Banking
8 10 (9.35%) Scrum
8 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
10 8 (7.48%) User Stories
10 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
10 8 (7.48%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.48%) UML
10 8 (7.48%) Retail
10 8 (7.48%) Migration
11 7 (6.54%) MS Project
11 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.61%) Workflow
12 6 (5.61%) Automotive
12 6 (5.61%) Law
12 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.61%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.54%) MS Project
3 5 (4.67%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.93%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.93%) BPCS
2 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.93%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) ATM
2 1 (0.93%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) OLAP
3 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.93%) QlikView
3 1 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) WhereScape RED
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Automotive
4 6 (5.61%) Law
5 5 (4.67%) Legal
6 4 (3.74%) Military
6 4 (3.74%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.80%) Local Government
7 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.87%) Marketing
8 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.93%) Billing
9 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (78.50%) Analyst
2 81 (75.70%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (4.67%) Architect
6 5 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (3.74%) Consultant
8 3 (2.80%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (2.80%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (1.87%) NHS Business Analyst
9 2 (1.87%) Senior IT Business Analyst
9 2 (1.87%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk Project Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Data Architect
9 2 (1.87%) Management Consultant
9 2 (1.87%) Business Manager
9 2 (1.87%) Data Modeller
9 2 (1.87%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (1.87%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) NHS
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.80%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) IVR
4 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
1 2 (1.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 24 (22.43%) Project Management
2 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
3 15 (14.02%) Use Case
4 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.28%) ITIL
5 11 (10.28%) Change Management
6 10 (9.35%) Scrum
7 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.48%) User Stories
8 8 (7.48%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.48%) UML
8 8 (7.48%) Migration
9 6 (5.61%) Workflow
9 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
9 6 (5.61%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) ISEB
2 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) Degree
5 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Basel II
2 1 (0.93%) MiFID
2 1 (0.93%) UCITS
2 1 (0.93%) FATCA
2 1 (0.93%) EMIR
2 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.93%) Basel III
2 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Business Objects
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos
4 1 (0.93%) Sage
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago