The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Business Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Median daily rate £550 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £381 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £485 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2226 2483 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.13% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1395 1165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 77 176
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +6 5 £425 -15.00%
Coventry - 4 £638 - 1
Warwickshire +1 2 £375 -3.03%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £588 -
Walsall - 1 £425 -
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Project Management
4 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (20.00%) User Stories
8 6 (20.00%) Migration
8 6 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Case Management
8 6 (20.00%) Service Design
9 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
10 3 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (10.00%) Marketing
10 3 (10.00%) Use Case
10 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Change Management
10 3 (10.00%) Degree

Senior 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:

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Case Management
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Service Design
6 6 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Use Case
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle