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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 83 94 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.52% 4.01% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 5.32% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 22
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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
1754 1766 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 75.37% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 927 590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 137 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -5 20 £409 +9.00% 12
Warwickshire -6 18 £350 -9.67% 2
Coventry +10 11 £450 +14.64% 5
Worcestershire +11 8 £325 -27.77% 5
Staffordshire -3 5 £225 -43.03% 1
Walsall - 2 £300 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (24.14%) Project Management
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 34 (23.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (15.86%) PRINCE2
4 19 (13.10%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.10%) ISEB
4 19 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (12.41%) Retail
5 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.97%) Change Management
7 13 (8.97%) Management Information System
7 13 (8.97%) Degree
8 12 (8.28%) Banking
9 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.90%) IBM
10 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (6.21%) PMP
11 9 (6.21%) PMI Certification
11 9 (6.21%) CRM
11 9 (6.21%) Risk Management
12 8 (5.52%) Information Security
12 8 (5.52%) Data Analysis
12 8 (5.52%) Data Management
12 8 (5.52%) Northgate
12 8 (5.52%) Business Process Mapping
13 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (4.83%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (1.38%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.14%) MS Office
3 5 (3.45%) SPSS
4 4 (2.76%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.38%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Movex
3 1 (0.69%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.69%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
1 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.83%) QlikView
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.07%) OLAP
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.38%) DataStage
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.69%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 18 (12.41%) Retail
3 12 (8.28%) Banking
4 7 (4.83%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.07%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (69.66%) Analyst
2 93 (64.14%) Business Analyst
3 24 (16.55%) Project Manager
4 16 (11.03%) Developer
5 9 (6.21%) Consultant
6 7 (4.83%) Business Project Manager
6 7 (4.83%) Financial Business Analyst
6 7 (4.83%) Business Manager
6 7 (4.83%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Process Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Security Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) Information Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.76%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 4 (2.76%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) CSS
2 2 (1.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) Ajax
3 1 (0.69%) jQuery
3 1 (0.69%) RESTful
3 1 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.14%) NHS
2 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.76%) PMI
3 4 (2.76%) Human Factors
3 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.38%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.38%) UNIX
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.14%) Project Management
2 34 (23.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (15.86%) PRINCE2
4 19 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (8.97%) Change Management
8 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.21%) CRM
10 9 (6.21%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.52%) Information Security
11 8 (5.52%) Data Management
11 8 (5.52%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.52%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (4.83%) Use Case
13 6 (4.14%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.14%) Workflow
13 6 (4.14%) Process Management
13 6 (4.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.14%) SQL
2 3 (2.07%) C#
3 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) C
4 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.69%) LotusScript
4 1 (0.69%) Lingo
4 1 (0.69%) X++
4 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) ISEB
2 13 (8.97%) Degree
3 9 (6.21%) PMP
3 9 (6.21%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.07%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.38%) CISA
5 2 (1.38%) CISM
5 2 (1.38%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) Basel III
4 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) Basel II
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.90%) IBM
3 8 (5.52%) Northgate
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle
4 6 (4.14%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.14%) SAP
5 5 (3.45%) Netezza
5 5 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.76%) Cognos
6 4 (2.76%) Progress
6 4 (2.76%) Informatica
7 3 (2.07%) Lotus
8 2 (1.38%) HP
8 2 (1.38%) Trillium
8 2 (1.38%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.38%) Datanomic
9 1 (0.69%) PayPal
9 1 (0.69%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.69%) Pega
9 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
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