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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 59 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 54 49 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.37% 2.27% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.27% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 38
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£375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 - £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 2014. 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 £400 +14.28% 7
Warwickshire -4 9 £331 +0.37% 2
Staffordshire +5 6 £325 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 3 £435 -
Coventry -2 3 £300 -36.84%
Worcestershire - 3 £338 -
Solihull +1 1 £500 -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 32 (28.32%) Finance
2 25 (22.12%) Project Management
3 24 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.04%) PRINCE2
4 17 (15.04%) Data Modelling
5 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
6 15 (13.27%) ISEB
7 14 (12.39%) Change Management
7 14 (12.39%) ITIL
8 13 (11.50%) Use Case
9 11 (9.73%) Scrum
10 9 (7.96%) Banking
10 9 (7.96%) MS Visio
10 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.96%) MS Project
10 9 (7.96%) Project Planning
11 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.08%) User Stories
11 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.08%) MS Office
11 8 (7.08%) SQL
11 8 (7.08%) UML
11 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
11 8 (7.08%) Retail
11 8 (7.08%) Migration
12 7 (6.19%) Critical Path Analysis
12 7 (6.19%) Internet
12 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Project
1 9 (7.96%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
2 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.77%) Agresso
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) IMAP
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) OLAP
5 1 (0.88%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
General
1 32 (28.32%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Automotive
4 6 (5.31%) Law
4 6 (5.31%) Legal
5 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.54%) Marketing
7 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.65%) Local Government
7 3 (2.65%) Military
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) German Language
9 1 (0.88%) Back Office
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (70.80%) Analyst
2 77 (68.14%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.73%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Management Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Data Modeller
9 2 (1.77%) Risk Manager
9 2 (1.77%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Data Architect
9 2 (1.77%) Information Architect
9 2 (1.77%) Data Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.65%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.65%) Open Source
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.88%) IVR
4 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
1 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Project Management
2 24 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.04%) PRINCE2
3 17 (15.04%) Data Modelling
4 14 (12.39%) ITIL
4 14 (12.39%) Change Management
5 13 (11.50%) Use Case
6 11 (9.73%) Scrum
7 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.96%) Project Planning
8 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.08%) User Stories
8 8 (7.08%) UML
8 8 (7.08%) Migration
9 7 (6.19%) Critical Path Analysis
10 6 (5.31%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.08%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) VBA
3 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) ISEB
2 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) Degree
4 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) Basel III
1 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) FATCA
2 1 (0.88%) EMIR
2 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.88%) UCITS
2 1 (0.88%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Basel II
2 1 (0.88%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) SAP
3 4 (3.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.77%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) Sage
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.88%) Northgate
5 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter
West Midlands
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Conspicuous
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago