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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 195 140 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.10% 5.70% 7.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.66% 6.27% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 78 75
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
2251 2232 1823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.56% 90.92% 91.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1145 890
Average daily rate £370 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £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 145 183 132
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £37.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 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 3 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 +13 52 £353 +0.71% 12
Warwickshire -1 29 £350 -9.67% 4
Coventry +12 26 £406 +8.33% 4
Worcestershire +18 17 £325 -32.98% 1
Shropshire - 13 £430 -
Staffordshire -6 9 £375 -2.59% 8
Solihull -2 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Walsall +6 2 £300 - 1
Herefordshire -1 1 £500 -
Wolverhampton -3 1 £300 -29.41% 6
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 107 (32.52%) Finance
2 95 (28.88%) Business Analysis
3 77 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (13.68%) Retail
6 44 (13.37%) Banking
7 35 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 32 (9.73%) Use Case
9 31 (9.42%) Project Management
10 30 (9.12%) Data Analysis
11 29 (8.81%) ISEB
12 27 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (7.60%) SAP
15 24 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (6.99%) CRM
16 23 (6.99%) PRINCE2
17 22 (6.69%) Business Process Mapping
18 19 (5.78%) Data Modelling
18 19 (5.78%) Change Management
18 19 (5.78%) Systems Analysis
19 18 (5.47%) Retail Banking
20 17 (5.17%) Migration
20 17 (5.17%) MS Visio
21 16 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
22 15 (4.56%) Requirements Analysis
23 14 (4.26%) Pega
23 14 (4.26%) RUP
24 13 (3.95%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.61%) SAS
2 2 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.82%) SPSS
4 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.22%) MS Office
6 2 (0.61%) MS Project
6 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.52%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.91%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Office 365
2 4 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.22%) Internet
2 2 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.30%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.13%) OLAP
4 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.52%) MS Access
6 4 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.91%) DataStage
8 2 (0.61%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.30%) QlikView
9 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 107 (32.52%) Finance
2 45 (13.68%) Retail
3 44 (13.37%) Banking
4 18 (5.47%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.34%) Automotive
6 9 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.22%) Billing
7 4 (1.22%) Legal
8 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.30%) .NET
1 1 (0.30%) EDI
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Business Workflow
1 1 (0.30%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.82%) NHS
3 6 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (0.91%) User Experience
5 2 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.30%) Derivative
6 1 (0.30%) Statistics
6 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.30%) Life Science
6 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.88%) Business Analysis
2 77 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (10.64%) Waterfall
5 32 (9.73%) Use Case
6 31 (9.42%) Project Management
7 30 (9.12%) Data Analysis
8 27 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (6.99%) PRINCE2
10 23 (6.99%) CRM
11 22 (6.69%) Business Process Mapping
12 19 (5.78%) Data Modelling
12 19 (5.78%) Change Management
12 19 (5.78%) Systems Analysis
13 17 (5.17%) Migration
14 16 (4.86%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (4.56%) Requirements Analysis
16 14 (4.26%) RUP
17 13 (3.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.34%) SQL
2 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (8.81%) ISEB
2 7 (2.13%) Degree
3 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.52%) PMP
3 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.22%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.61%) CISSP
6 2 (0.61%) CISA
6 2 (0.61%) CISM
6 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (0.30%) CBAP
7 1 (0.30%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.74%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.91%) FATCA
4 2 (0.61%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.30%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) Basel III
5 1 (0.30%) Basel II
Vendors
1 25 (7.60%) SAP
2 14 (4.26%) Pega
3 11 (3.34%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.04%) IBM
5 9 (2.74%) Cognos
6 8 (2.43%) Northgate
7 4 (1.22%) Informatica
7 4 (1.22%) Progress
7 4 (1.22%) Trillium
7 4 (1.22%) Datanomic
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle
9 2 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) JDA
10 1 (0.30%) Baan
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.30%) Kronos
10 1 (0.30%) Google
10 1 (0.30%) Netezza
10 1 (0.30%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.30%) Oneserve
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
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Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wolverhampton
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago