The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 30 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 134 130 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.04% 5.56% 7.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 6.09% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 83 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2462 2133 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.52% 91.23% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1096 713
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 146 142
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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 0 37 £400 +14.28% 16
Warwickshire -4 21 £388 +17.42% 3
Coventry -2 17 £433 +8.12% 5
Shropshire - 10 £500 - 1
Solihull +9 8 £375 +15.38% 1
Staffordshire -15 5 £431 +15.00% 2
Herefordshire - 3 £375 -
Worcestershire -4 2 £400 -2.43%
Wolverhampton +5 1 - - 1
Walsall 0 1 - - 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 70 (26.72%) Business Analysis
2 69 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (25.19%) Finance
4 53 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (9.16%) Project Management
6 24 (9.16%) Use Case
6 24 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (8.40%) Data Analysis
8 20 (7.63%) Banking
9 19 (7.25%) Retail
9 19 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (7.25%) User Stories
10 17 (6.49%) SAP
10 17 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (6.11%) MS Visio
11 16 (6.11%) Data Modelling
11 16 (6.11%) ISEB
11 16 (6.11%) NHS
11 16 (6.11%) Scrum
12 15 (5.73%) Automotive
12 15 (5.73%) SQL
12 15 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (5.34%) CRM
13 14 (5.34%) Microsoft
13 14 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
14 13 (4.96%) Validation
14 13 (4.96%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) SAS
2 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.11%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.29%) MS Office
4 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.76%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.38%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.38%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) LAN
1 2 (0.76%) IMAP
1 2 (0.76%) Network Security
2 1 (0.38%) ATM
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.67%) OLAP
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.15%) DataStage
6 2 (0.76%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.38%) MS Access
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 66 (25.19%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Banking
3 19 (7.25%) Retail
4 15 (5.73%) Automotive
5 10 (3.82%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.76%) Local Government
8 2 (0.76%) Billing
8 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.29%) Web Services
2 4 (1.53%) XML
2 4 (1.53%) Middleware
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.38%) Itk
4 1 (0.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.11%) NHS
3 8 (3.05%) Open Source
4 7 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.76%) User Experience
6 2 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) DTV
7 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.72%) Business Analysis
2 69 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (20.23%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.16%) Project Management
5 24 (9.16%) Use Case
6 22 (8.40%) Data Analysis
7 19 (7.25%) User Stories
8 17 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
8 17 (6.49%) PRINCE2
9 16 (6.11%) Data Modelling
9 16 (6.11%) Scrum
10 15 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (5.34%) CRM
12 13 (4.96%) Validation
12 13 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (4.58%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.20%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.73%) SQL
2 7 (2.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (6.11%) ISEB
2 13 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.44%) Degree
3 9 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) CISSP
4 2 (0.76%) CISA
4 2 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.76%) Basel II
3 2 (0.76%) Basel III
3 2 (0.76%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (6.49%) SAP
2 14 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.20%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.44%) Pega
5 7 (2.67%) Informatica
5 7 (2.67%) Oracle
6 5 (1.91%) Cognos
7 4 (1.53%) Trillium
7 4 (1.53%) webMethods
7 4 (1.53%) Datanomic
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) Citrix
9 1 (0.38%) Kronos
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.38%) JDA
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (0.38%) Kenexa
9 1 (0.38%) Oneserve
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £415.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
Insource
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago