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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 24 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 160 117 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.32% 5.43% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 5.88% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 92 90
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
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
2380 1990 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.00% 92.34% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1114 1021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 173 141
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 46 £375 - 14
Warwickshire +9 27 £338 -3.57% 4
Coventry +4 20 £400 +33.33% 2
Shropshire -6 15 £513 +52.98% 1
Staffordshire -4 8 £325 - 4
Solihull -9 7 £388 +0.64% 1
Wolverhampton +6 4 £325 -25.71% 1
Worcestershire +8 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Walsall +1 1 £320 - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 112 (37.09%) Business Analysis
2 81 (26.82%) Finance
3 68 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (13.58%) Migration
6 37 (12.25%) Project Management
7 29 (9.60%) Change Management
8 27 (8.94%) Data Modelling
8 27 (8.94%) Use Case
9 26 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (7.95%) Retail
10 24 (7.95%) ERP
11 22 (7.28%) SharePoint
11 22 (7.28%) Data Analysis
12 21 (6.95%) Banking
12 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
13 20 (6.62%) Data Migration
13 20 (6.62%) CRM
13 20 (6.62%) UML
14 19 (6.29%) Microsoft
14 19 (6.29%) Test Scripting
15 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 18 (5.96%) Business Process Mapping
16 17 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (4.97%) Target Operating Model
17 15 (4.97%) Scrum
17 15 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (4.64%) Six Sigma
18 14 (4.64%) BPR

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.32%) CMS
2 7 (2.32%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Documentum
4 2 (0.66%) SAS
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.66%) Sitefinity
4 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.65%) MS Office
4 7 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.99%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.32%) Tridion
3 2 (0.66%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.33%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.32%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) Internet
2 4 (1.32%) Firewall
2 4 (1.32%) LAN
2 4 (1.32%) VoIP
2 4 (1.32%) WAN
3 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.33%) Extranet
5 1 (0.33%) NAS
5 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.66%) MS Access
4 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.66%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.66%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) DataStage
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.33%) Power BI
6 1 (0.33%) QlikView
6 1 (0.33%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) ProC
2 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 81 (26.82%) Finance
2 24 (7.95%) Retail
3 21 (6.95%) Banking
4 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.32%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.66%) Advertising
6 5 (1.66%) Legal
6 5 (1.66%) Local Government
7 4 (1.32%) Automotive
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Games
9 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) French Language
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.32%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) jQuery
3 2 (0.66%) Web Services
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.99%) Data Structures
4 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
4 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
4 3 (0.99%) User Experience
5 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.66%) EPoS
5 2 (0.66%) FMCG
5 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.33%) EFT
6 1 (0.33%) iPad
6 1 (0.33%) iPhone
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.33%) SCADA
6 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.99%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (37.09%) Business Analysis
2 68 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (13.58%) Migration
5 37 (12.25%) Project Management
6 29 (9.60%) Change Management
7 27 (8.94%) Data Modelling
7 27 (8.94%) Use Case
8 26 (8.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (7.95%) ERP
10 22 (7.28%) Data Analysis
11 20 (6.62%) CRM
11 20 (6.62%) Data Migration
11 20 (6.62%) UML
11 20 (6.62%) Waterfall
12 19 (6.29%) Test Scripting
13 18 (5.96%) Business Process Mapping
13 18 (5.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (5.63%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (4.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.32%) SQL
2 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.97%) ISEB
1 12 (3.97%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.32%) Degree
2 7 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) CISA
4 3 (0.99%) CISM
4 3 (0.99%) CISSP
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.99%) SLA
4 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) FATCA
5 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 19 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.64%) Pega
3 13 (4.30%) SAP
4 7 (2.32%) Baan
4 7 (2.32%) Lotus
4 7 (2.32%) Oracle
5 6 (1.99%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.66%) HP
6 5 (1.66%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.32%) Adobe
7 4 (1.32%) IBM
7 4 (1.32%) Infor
7 4 (1.32%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.32%) Northgate
7 4 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.99%) CA
8 3 (0.99%) EMC
8 3 (0.99%) Kronos
8 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.99%) SevOne
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