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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 186 137 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.72% 5.36% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.11% 5.68% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 101 108
Median daily rate £403 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £313 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.97 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+77.12% -23.61%
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
2617 2410 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.54% 94.21% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1329 1261
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £204 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £516 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 189
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Coventry -4 47 £425 +6.25% 2
Warwickshire 0 39 £366 +13.33% 3
Birmingham -8 33 £400 +6.66% 9
Shropshire 0 10 £420 +1.81%
Staffordshire -3 8 £388 -2.82% 5
Solihull -1 5 £400 +14.28% 3
Wolverhampton +3 2 £330 -8.33%
Walsall - 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 152 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (30.88%) Business Analysis
3 118 (28.92%) Finance
4 73 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (15.44%) User Stories
6 61 (14.95%) Use Case
7 60 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 46 (11.27%) Project Management
9 45 (11.03%) Data Analysis
10 38 (9.31%) Retail
10 38 (9.31%) Scrum
10 38 (9.31%) Data Modelling
11 37 (9.07%) CRM
11 37 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (8.82%) Migration
12 36 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
13 32 (7.84%) Change Management
13 32 (7.84%) UML
14 30 (7.35%) MS Visio
15 28 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
16 27 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (6.37%) Microsoft
18 25 (6.13%) Web Services
18 25 (6.13%) Banking
18 25 (6.13%) Target Operating Model
18 25 (6.13%) SDLC
19 23 (5.64%) SQL
20 21 (5.15%) MS Excel
20 21 (5.15%) ISEB
20 21 (5.15%) Data Warehouse

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 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (7.35%) MS Visio
2 21 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.96%) MS Office
5 6 (1.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.47%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) Maximo
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.25%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) Primavera
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.49%) Google Drive
2 2 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.98%) Wireless
2 3 (0.74%) Internet
2 3 (0.74%) LAN
2 3 (0.74%) MPLS
2 3 (0.74%) NAS
2 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.49%) Intranet
3 2 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.21%) Big Data
4 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.98%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.49%) QlikView
6 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.25%) DataStage
7 1 (0.25%) GIS
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) MS Access
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.47%) JIRA
1 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 118 (28.92%) Finance
2 38 (9.31%) Retail
3 25 (6.13%) Banking
4 10 (2.45%) Automotive
5 8 (1.96%) Advertising
5 8 (1.96%) Legal
6 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Marketing
7 5 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.98%) Local Government
9 2 (0.49%) Billing
9 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.13%) Web Services
2 3 (0.74%) HTML
3 2 (0.49%) .NET
3 2 (0.49%) CSS
3 2 (0.49%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.17%) User Experience
3 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.47%) Minimum Viable Product
5 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (0.98%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.49%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.49%) NHS
8 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.25%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.25%) Robotics
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.70%) Windows
2 4 (0.98%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.25%) Android
4 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (30.88%) Business Analysis
3 73 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.44%) User Stories
5 61 (14.95%) Use Case
6 60 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 46 (11.27%) Project Management
8 45 (11.03%) Data Analysis
9 38 (9.31%) Data Modelling
9 38 (9.31%) Scrum
10 37 (9.07%) CRM
11 36 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
11 36 (8.82%) Migration
12 32 (7.84%) Change Management
12 32 (7.84%) UML
13 27 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (6.13%) SDLC
14 25 (6.13%) Target Operating Model
15 20 (4.90%) BPMN
15 20 (4.90%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.64%) SQL
2 11 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.98%) C
4 2 (0.49%) R
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
5 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.15%) ISEB
2 13 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.21%) Degree
4 8 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.49%) CBAP
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) MCTS
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PMP
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.70%) QA
2 7 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.74%) Basel II
5 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.70%) SAP
3 9 (2.21%) Pega
4 6 (1.47%) Google
4 6 (1.47%) Oracle
5 5 (1.23%) Guidewire
6 4 (0.98%) IBM
7 3 (0.74%) Cognos
7 3 (0.74%) Demandware
7 3 (0.74%) hybris
8 2 (0.49%) HP
8 2 (0.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco
9 1 (0.25%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) Juniper
9 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.25%) Sage
9 1 (0.25%) Unisys
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