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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 54 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 101 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.08% 3.13% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 4.10% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 65 42
Median daily rate £400 £368 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.49 £36.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.97% +32.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%
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
2642 1880 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 76.48% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1121 1021
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 87 133
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -3 24 £495 +41.42% 4
Birmingham -13 20 £343 -9.86% 7
Coventry -10 16 £375 -16.66% 1
Shropshire -12 10 £300 -45.94%
Staffordshire +6 8 £404 +9.12% 3
Solihull - 2 £388 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £425 - 5
Walsall -3 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 £425 - 2
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 80 (38.83%) Finance
2 63 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (14.08%) Use Case
5 25 (12.14%) Project Management
6 23 (11.17%) Scrum
6 23 (11.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (10.19%) Pega
8 21 (10.19%) Data Modelling
9 20 (9.71%) UML
10 19 (9.22%) ISEB
11 18 (8.74%) Logical Data Model
11 18 (8.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (8.25%) Banking
13 16 (7.77%) Degree
13 16 (7.77%) SDLC
14 15 (7.28%) Change Management
14 15 (7.28%) SAP
15 14 (6.80%) MS Visio
15 14 (6.80%) Manufacturing
15 14 (6.80%) Programme Management
15 14 (6.80%) Retail
16 13 (6.31%) Process Improvement
17 12 (5.83%) Microsoft
17 12 (5.83%) .NET
17 12 (5.83%) SQL
18 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
18 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
18 11 (5.34%) Business Intelligence

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.46%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.40%) MS Office
5 5 (2.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.97%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.49%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) LAN
1 1 (0.49%) NAS
1 1 (0.49%) SAN
1 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.94%) Big Data
3 4 (1.94%) GIS
4 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.97%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.49%) DataStage
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) NUnit
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
General
1 80 (38.83%) Finance
2 17 (8.25%) Banking
3 14 (6.80%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.80%) Retail
4 9 (4.37%) Legal
5 7 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.94%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Automotive
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (67.48%) Analyst
2 123 (59.71%) Business Analyst
3 17 (8.25%) Business IT Analyst
3 17 (8.25%) Consultant
3 17 (8.25%) IT Analyst
3 17 (8.25%) IT Business Analyst
4 15 (7.28%) Developer
5 10 (4.85%) Business Manager
6 9 (4.37%) Architect
6 9 (4.37%) Informatica Consultant
6 9 (4.37%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (3.88%) Project Manager
8 6 (2.91%) Business Architect
8 6 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (2.91%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (2.43%) C# Developer
9 5 (2.43%) Process Analyst
9 5 (2.43%) Project Analyst
9 5 (2.43%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.83%) .NET
2 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET
2 8 (3.88%) Web Services
3 7 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (2.91%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.91%) HTML
5 5 (2.43%) jQuery
6 4 (1.94%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.94%) WCF
7 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.46%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.46%) JSON
7 3 (1.46%) REST
7 3 (1.46%) Underscore.js
8 2 (0.97%) Ajax
8 2 (0.97%) Backbone.js
8 2 (0.97%) CSS
8 2 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.88%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.94%) PMI
5 4 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.94%) User Experience
6 3 (1.46%) Informatics
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) PDA
8 1 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Unix
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (14.08%) Use Case
4 25 (12.14%) Project Management
5 23 (11.17%) Scrum
5 23 (11.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (10.19%) Data Modelling
7 20 (9.71%) UML
8 18 (8.74%) Logical Data Model
8 18 (8.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (7.77%) SDLC
10 15 (7.28%) Change Management
11 14 (6.80%) Programme Management
12 13 (6.31%) Process Improvement
13 11 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.34%) Kanban
13 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.34%) Waterfall
14 10 (4.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.83%) SQL
2 10 (4.85%) C#
3 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.94%) Java
5 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) ABAP
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.22%) ISEB
2 16 (7.77%) Degree
3 5 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.94%) PMP
5 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) GCP
4 1 (0.49%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (10.19%) Pega
2 15 (7.28%) SAP
3 12 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.37%) Informatica
5 3 (1.46%) ESRI
5 3 (1.46%) Remedy
5 3 (1.46%) Tableau
6 2 (0.97%) Google
6 2 (0.97%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.97%) IBM
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle
6 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.49%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.49%) Lotus
7 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
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