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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 143 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.28% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £330 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.01% +8.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £34.00
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
3097 2350 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 94.23% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1358 1225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 -8 2 £330 -22.85%
Staffordshire - 1 £413 - 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 September 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 16 (64.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) UML
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Kanban
4 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (40.00%) ISEB
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) SSADM
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (4.00%) Automotive
8 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) LAN
8 1 (4.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) NHS
8 1 (4.00%) Retail
8 1 (4.00%) Billing
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) UML
4 10 (40.00%) Kanban
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) SSADM
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB