The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 116 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% 0.055% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.059% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 - £37.50
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2153 1705 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.02% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 799 955
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 154 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA