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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 46 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 77 71 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.10% 2.80% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 3.86% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 37
Average daily rate
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£368 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £474 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 +6 20 £380 -1.93% 14
Warwickshire -2 19 £350 -9.67% 4
Coventry -1 10 £450 +6.50% 3
Staffordshire 0 8 £370 +5.71% 4
Shropshire - 5 £555 -
Worcestershire +1 4 £350 -26.31%
Walsall +5 1 £300 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 41 (26.45%) Finance
2 35 (22.58%) Project Management
3 32 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (16.77%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.19%) Retail
6 20 (12.90%) Change Management
7 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
8 18 (11.61%) ISEB
9 17 (10.97%) Waterfall
10 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (7.74%) IBM
11 12 (7.74%) PMI Certification
11 12 (7.74%) Management Information System
12 11 (7.10%) Banking
12 11 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (6.45%) MS Visio
13 10 (6.45%) SAP
13 10 (6.45%) PMP
13 10 (6.45%) Degree
14 9 (5.81%) Use Case
14 9 (5.81%) Data Management
14 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (5.81%) CRM
15 8 (5.16%) Risk Management
15 8 (5.16%) Process Management
15 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.16%) Northgate

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

For the 6 months to 28 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%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.29%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.65%) CMS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.87%) MS Office
3 6 (3.87%) SPSS
4 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.58%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.29%) 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
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Intranet
1 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.52%) QlikView
4 6 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.94%) OLAP
7 2 (1.29%) DataStage
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.65%) ERwin
General
1 41 (26.45%) Finance
2 22 (14.19%) Retail
3 11 (7.10%) Banking
4 7 (4.52%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.94%) Billing
7 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (69.03%) Analyst
2 102 (65.81%) Business Analyst
3 28 (18.06%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.03%) Developer
5 12 (7.74%) Consultant
6 9 (5.81%) Business Project Manager
6 9 (5.81%) Financial Business Analyst
6 9 (5.81%) Business Manager
6 9 (5.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (3.87%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com Consultant
10 3 (1.94%) Designer
10 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (1.94%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (1.94%) Data Analyst
10 3 (1.94%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) CSS
2 1 (0.65%) Ajax
2 1 (0.65%) jQuery
2 1 (0.65%) RESTful
2 1 (0.65%) HTML5
2 1 (0.65%) Backbone.js
2 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.65%) React
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) PMI
4 4 (2.58%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.94%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.65%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) UNIX
1 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.58%) Project Management
2 32 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (16.77%) PRINCE2
4 22 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.90%) Change Management
6 17 (10.97%) Waterfall
7 16 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.81%) CRM
8 9 (5.81%) Data Management
8 9 (5.81%) Use Case
9 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.16%) Process Management
9 8 (5.16%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.52%) Programme Management
10 7 (4.52%) Scrum
10 7 (4.52%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.52%) Business Process Mapping
10 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 6 (3.87%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.87%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.65%) Lingo
3 1 (0.65%) X++
3 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) ISEB
2 12 (7.74%) PMI Certification
3 10 (6.45%) Degree
3 10 (6.45%) PMP
4 3 (1.94%) CISSP
4 3 (1.94%) CISA
4 3 (1.94%) CISM
4 3 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.74%) IBM
3 10 (6.45%) SAP
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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