Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 74 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 30 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.18% 2.32% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.85% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 32
Birmingham median daily rate £338 £438 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +23.24% -5.33%
10th Percentile £312 £364 £278
90th Percentile £477 £660 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £450 £369
% change year-on-year -10.61% +22.10% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £56.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +32.35% +51.79% +83.67%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,143 1,195 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.89% 81.63% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 804 778
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £257 £261
90th Percentile £588 £563 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 18
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.52% -15.13%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.50 £10.88
90th Percentile £43.25 £34.20 £36.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.75 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +27.42% -26.19% +23.53%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Birmingham

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (13.33%) Data Management
7 4 (13.33%) Office 365
8 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
8 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) NHS
8 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.00%) Retail
9 2 (6.67%) Legal
9 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.67%) MDX
9 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.67%) ETL

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) Power BI
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Project Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Communications Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Content Management
5 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Data Management
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft