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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 46 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 81 89 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.19% 3.77% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 5.17% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 30
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+48.39% +21.30%
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
1898 1720 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.67% 72.85% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 897 580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 76
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 -14 18 £475 +18.75% 5
Warwickshire +9 17 £311 -19.67% 2
Coventry +5 10 £450 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire -1 7 £325 -18.23% 3
Worcestershire +5 4 £325 -23.52% 4
Solihull +2 1 £368 +15.29%
Walsall +2 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £530 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 26 (21.14%) Project Management
3 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
6 15 (12.20%) ISEB
7 14 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.76%) Retail
8 12 (9.76%) Degree
9 11 (8.94%) Use Case
9 11 (8.94%) Change Management
9 11 (8.94%) Management Information System
9 11 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (8.13%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.50%) Banking
11 8 (6.50%) User Stories
11 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.50%) Data Management
11 8 (6.50%) Information Security
12 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (5.69%) QlikView
13 6 (4.88%) Workflow
13 6 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (4.88%) Scrum
13 6 (4.88%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Office
2 5 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.25%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.81%) Movex
2 1 (0.81%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) ATM
2 1 (0.81%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.69%) QlikView
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.44%) OLAP
6 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.63%) DataStage
8 1 (0.81%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.81%) ERwin
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Retail
3 8 (6.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Automotive
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Military
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 86 (69.92%) Analyst
2 77 (62.60%) Business Analyst
3 16 (13.01%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.57%) Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Consultant
6 5 (4.07%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (4.07%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 4 (3.25%) Information Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Process Analyst
8 3 (2.44%) Architect
8 3 (2.44%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (2.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.88%) NHS
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.25%) Human Factors
4 3 (2.44%) PMI
4 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Life Science
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.63%) UNIX
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (21.14%) Project Management
3 19 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.38%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.94%) Use Case
6 11 (8.94%) Change Management
7 10 (8.13%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.50%) User Stories
8 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.50%) Data Management
8 8 (6.50%) Information Security
9 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.88%) Workflow
10 6 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) Scrum
10 6 (4.88%) ERP
10 6 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.81%) LotusScript
2 1 (0.81%) Lingo
2 1 (0.81%) X++
2 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) ISEB
2 12 (9.76%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) CISA
4 2 (1.63%) CISM
4 2 (1.63%) PMP
4 2 (1.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Basel II
4 1 (0.81%) Basel III
4 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.07%) IBM
3 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) Netezza
4 4 (3.25%) Cognos
4 4 (3.25%) SAP
4 4 (3.25%) Informatica
5 3 (2.44%) Northgate
6 2 (1.63%) Datanomic
6 2 (1.63%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.63%) Progress
6 2 (1.63%) Trillium
6 2 (1.63%) HP
6 2 (1.63%) Lotus
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.81%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.81%) Pega
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Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Above Market Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago