Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.17% 3.05% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.63% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 36
Birmingham median daily rate £403 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £302 £374 £344
90th Percentile £761 £510 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 - £28.00

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 916 1,102 1,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.60% 83.99% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 775 941
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £625 £560 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 27
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.19% +15.63% +6.67%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £24.99
% change year-on-year +1.25% -35.97% +31.94%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020, 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 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
3 3 (23.08%) Project Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 2 (15.38%) Epics
4 2 (15.38%) GDPR
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Application Discovery
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) RMADS
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services

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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Flow
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
2 1 (7.69%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Power BI
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Police
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Transition Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
3 1 (7.69%) UML Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Application Discovery
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 2 (15.38%) Epics
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HND
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) iManage
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft