The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had IT Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 118 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 13 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.24% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.25% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Median daily rate £330 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +38.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 - £20.02
IT 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
2675 2408 2178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.65% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1469 1116
Median daily rate £390 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 147 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title.

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Business Analyst across the West Midlands region.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Business Analyst across the West Midlands region.

IT Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Birmingham +4 7 £330 -24.57% 1
Warwickshire +2 4 £363 -3.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
IT Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT 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 IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) UML
6 6 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (25.00%) Kanban
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) Data Management
9 2 (8.33%) Games
9 2 (8.33%) Legal
9 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
9 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.33%) MS Project
9 2 (8.33%) MS Office
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft

IT 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) UML
5 6 (25.00%) Kanban
5 6 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) Records Management
8 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow