The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.63% 11.11% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 12.50% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £322 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -22.53%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 97.56% 88.89% 86.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 24 30
Average daily rate £250 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £14.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Worcestershire region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Worcestershire region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester +1 11 £288 -23.33% 1
Bromsgrove - - - -
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 4 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Casewise
4 1 (7.14%) Local Government
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 4 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Casewise