The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 166 122 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.76% 4.83% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 5.11% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 92 59
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
2733 2387 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.50% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1449 1113
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 147 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £33.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Birmingham +15 54 £396 -1.00% 12
Warwickshire -1 23 £413 +10.00% 4
Shropshire -21 20 £270 -48.57%
Coventry -4 19 £388 -13.88% 4
Staffordshire +11 9 £388 -11.42%
Solihull -15 5 £381 +0.32% 2
Wolverhampton +3 4 £425 -
West Bromwich - 2 £225 -
Dudley - 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 125 (37.31%) Business Analysis
2 96 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (22.99%) Finance
4 70 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (15.22%) Use Case
6 47 (14.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (11.34%) Pega
9 36 (10.75%) Data Modelling
10 35 (10.45%) Change Management
11 33 (9.85%) UML
11 33 (9.85%) Data Analysis
12 32 (9.55%) Project Management
13 29 (8.66%) Migration
14 28 (8.36%) GAP Analysis
15 25 (7.46%) User Stories
16 24 (7.16%) Waterfall
17 22 (6.57%) Retail
18 21 (6.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 21 (6.27%) Test Scripting
18 21 (6.27%) Data Migration
19 19 (5.67%) Process Improvement
19 19 (5.67%) Translating Business Requirements
19 19 (5.67%) Scrum
19 19 (5.67%) Six Sigma
19 19 (5.67%) ISEB
20 18 (5.37%) Microsoft
20 18 (5.37%) ERP
20 18 (5.37%) Systems Analysis
20 18 (5.37%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 12 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.09%) SAS
3 3 (0.90%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (4.78%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.69%) MS Office
5 4 (1.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.90%) Maximo
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.69%) LAN
1 9 (2.69%) WAN
2 8 (2.39%) Internet
3 4 (1.19%) Firewall
3 4 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) Extranet
4 1 (0.30%) NAS
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) WebEx
4 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.49%) GIS
4 5 (1.49%) MS Access
4 5 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.90%) Big Data
6 3 (0.90%) QlikView
6 3 (0.90%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.60%) DataStage
7 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 77 (22.99%) Finance
2 22 (6.57%) Retail
3 16 (4.78%) Banking
4 12 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.99%) Legal
6 9 (2.69%) Automotive
7 8 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.79%) Local Government
9 5 (1.49%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.19%) Billing
10 4 (1.19%) Military
11 3 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.90%) Law
11 3 (0.90%) Marketing
12 2 (0.60%) Games
13 1 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.90%) jQuery
2 2 (0.60%) .NET
2 2 (0.60%) HTML
2 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.28%) User Experience
4 10 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.09%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.19%) EPoS
6 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.90%) FMCG
7 3 (0.90%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.90%) SCADA
8 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.30%) iPhone
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.30%) Linux
2 1 (0.30%) Unix
2 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (37.31%) Business Analysis
2 96 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (15.22%) Use Case
5 47 (14.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (10.75%) Data Modelling
7 35 (10.45%) Change Management
8 33 (9.85%) Data Analysis
8 33 (9.85%) UML
9 32 (9.55%) Project Management
10 29 (8.66%) Migration
11 28 (8.36%) GAP Analysis
12 25 (7.46%) User Stories
13 24 (7.16%) Waterfall
14 21 (6.27%) Data Migration
14 21 (6.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 21 (6.27%) Test Scripting
15 19 (5.67%) Process Improvement
15 19 (5.67%) Scrum
15 19 (5.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.28%) SQL
2 4 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.60%) VBA
4 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.30%) Korn
4 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.67%) ISEB
2 14 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (2.39%) Degree
4 8 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.18%) QA
2 8 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.49%) SLA
4 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) Basel III
6 1 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (11.34%) Pega
2 18 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.48%) SAP
4 10 (2.99%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.09%) HP
6 6 (1.79%) IBM
6 6 (1.79%) Oracle
7 5 (1.49%) Baan
7 5 (1.49%) Remedy
8 4 (1.19%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.90%) CA
9 3 (0.90%) EMC
9 3 (0.90%) ESRI
9 3 (0.90%) Guidewire
9 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.90%) Kronos
9 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.90%) SevOne
9 3 (0.90%) Tableau
10 2 (0.60%) Fiserv
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