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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 143 128 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.82% 5.53% 7.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 6.07% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 71
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£400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
2290 2110 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.24% 91.18% 92.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1095 715
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 167 127
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 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 29 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 44 £375 +13.63% 17
Coventry +7 22 £450 +25.00% 8
Warwickshire +1 21 £400 +16.36% 2
Worcestershire +8 8 £325 -20.73% 3
Shropshire - 8 £500 - 2
Solihull +2 5 £380 +16.92%
Staffordshire -7 5 £438 +16.66% 2
Walsall +3 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton -3 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £323 - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 82 (30.48%) Finance
2 76 (28.25%) Business Analysis
3 66 (24.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.78%) Banking
6 27 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (9.67%) Project Management
7 26 (9.67%) Retail
8 23 (8.55%) Use Case
8 23 (8.55%) ISEB
9 22 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (7.81%) Data Analysis
11 18 (6.69%) SAP
11 18 (6.69%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (5.58%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.58%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.58%) Microsoft
13 15 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (5.20%) MS Visio
14 14 (5.20%) SQL
14 14 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (5.20%) Retail Banking
15 13 (4.83%) ERP
15 13 (4.83%) CRM
15 13 (4.83%) MS Excel
15 13 (4.83%) Automotive
15 13 (4.83%) User Stories
16 12 (4.46%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) SAS
2 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (5.20%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.86%) MS Office
4 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.37%) Movex
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Taleo
2 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) LAN
1 2 (0.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.37%) IMAP
2 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.37%) WAN
2 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.60%) OLAP
4 7 (2.60%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.12%) DataStage
6 3 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.74%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.37%) QlikView
8 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.37%) MS Access
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (30.48%) Finance
2 29 (10.78%) Banking
3 26 (9.67%) Retail
4 14 (5.20%) Retail Banking
5 13 (4.83%) Automotive
6 8 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.86%) Web Services
2 4 (1.49%) XML
2 4 (1.49%) .NET
3 2 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Business Workflow
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) EDI
4 1 (0.37%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.09%) NHS
3 8 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.12%) User Experience
5 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.37%) Life Science
6 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.25%) Business Analysis
2 66 (24.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.67%) Project Management
6 23 (8.55%) Use Case
7 21 (7.81%) Data Analysis
8 18 (6.69%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (5.58%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.58%) Data Modelling
10 15 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (4.83%) ERP
12 13 (4.83%) CRM
12 13 (4.83%) User Stories
13 12 (4.46%) Validation
13 12 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (4.09%) Scrum
15 10 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.20%) SQL
2 7 (2.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (8.55%) ISEB
2 10 (3.72%) Degree
3 6 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) CISSP
5 2 (0.74%) CISA
5 2 (0.74%) CISM
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) CBAP
6 1 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.74%) FATCA
5 1 (0.37%) HL7
5 1 (0.37%) Basel III
5 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.37%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (6.69%) SAP
2 15 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.46%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.35%) Pega
5 8 (2.97%) Cognos
6 7 (2.60%) Oracle
6 7 (2.60%) Informatica
7 4 (1.49%) Datanomic
7 4 (1.49%) Trillium
7 4 (1.49%) webMethods
8 3 (1.12%) Northgate
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
9 2 (0.74%) Progress
9 2 (0.74%) HP
9 2 (0.74%) Citrix
10 1 (0.37%) Kronos
10 1 (0.37%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.37%) Google
10 1 (0.37%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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