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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 10 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 211 139 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.48% 5.49% 7.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 6.01% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 81 94
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
2314 2312 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.04% 91.31% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1172 991
Average daily rate £365 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +9 50 £363 -9.37% 21
Warwickshire 0 32 £350 -7.28% 2
Coventry +17 28 £450 +5.88% 9
Shropshire - 16 £430 - 2
Worcestershire +6 10 £325 -32.98%
Staffordshire -7 8 £375 +7.14% 4
Solihull -1 7 £350 +7.69% 4
Wolverhampton +5 4 £300 -29.41% 1
West Bromwich +10 3 £338 -
Walsall +6 2 £300 -
Smethwick - 2 - -
Herefordshire 0 1 £500 - 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 122 (34.08%) Finance
2 102 (28.49%) Business Analysis
3 84 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (15.64%) Retail
5 55 (15.36%) Banking
6 53 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (10.89%) Project Management
8 36 (10.06%) Waterfall
9 33 (9.22%) Use Case
10 32 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (8.66%) ISEB
12 29 (8.10%) Data Analysis
13 28 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (7.26%) PRINCE2
14 26 (7.26%) Business Process Mapping
15 25 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (6.98%) Retail Banking
16 24 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (6.70%) SAP
17 22 (6.15%) Change Management
18 21 (5.87%) Migration
18 21 (5.87%) Data Modelling
19 19 (5.31%) MS Visio
19 19 (5.31%) CRM
20 18 (5.03%) ERP
20 18 (5.03%) Systems Analysis
21 16 (4.47%) SharePoint
21 16 (4.47%) MS Excel
21 16 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
22 15 (4.19%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.56%) SAS
4 2 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (5.31%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.96%) SPSS
4 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) MS Office
6 3 (0.84%) MS Project
7 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.84%) SAP ECC
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.84%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.56%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Office 365
2 4 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.12%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (3.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.96%) OLAP
4 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.40%) MS Access
6 4 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.84%) DataStage
8 1 (0.28%) CorVu
8 1 (0.28%) QlikView
8 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.28%) Rational Rose
General
1 122 (34.08%) Finance
2 56 (15.64%) Retail
3 55 (15.36%) Banking
4 25 (6.98%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.79%) Automotive
6 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.40%) Legal
7 5 (1.40%) Billing
8 4 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.23%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (0.84%) NHS
5 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.56%) User Experience
5 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.28%) Life Science
6 1 (0.28%) GIS
6 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.28%) Derivative
6 1 (0.28%) Statistics
6 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.49%) Business Analysis
2 84 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (10.89%) Project Management
5 36 (10.06%) Waterfall
6 33 (9.22%) Use Case
7 29 (8.10%) Data Analysis
8 28 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (7.26%) Business Process Mapping
9 26 (7.26%) PRINCE2
10 25 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.15%) Change Management
12 21 (5.87%) Data Modelling
12 21 (5.87%) Migration
13 19 (5.31%) CRM
14 18 (5.03%) ERP
14 18 (5.03%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
16 15 (4.19%) UML
17 14 (3.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.07%) SQL
2 7 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (8.66%) ISEB
2 9 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) Degree
4 7 (1.96%) PMP
4 7 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) CISA
6 5 (1.40%) CISM
6 5 (1.40%) CISSP
7 4 (1.12%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.28%) CBAP
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.51%) SLA
2 7 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.12%) QA
5 3 (0.84%) FATCA
6 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 24 (6.70%) SAP
2 14 (3.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.63%) IBM
4 11 (3.07%) Pega
5 9 (2.51%) Cognos
6 8 (2.23%) Northgate
7 7 (1.96%) Lotus
8 4 (1.12%) Baan
8 4 (1.12%) Progress
8 4 (1.12%) Trillium
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle
8 4 (1.12%) Datanomic
8 4 (1.12%) Informatica
9 3 (0.84%) Infor
10 2 (0.56%) HP
11 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.28%) QAD
11 1 (0.28%) VMware
11 1 (0.28%) Kronos
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Coventry
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Rate: £450.00 per day
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Coventry
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Rate: £450.00 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
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