Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 69 50
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 43 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.74% 2.40% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.94% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 32
Birmingham median daily rate £403 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -0.66% -5.63%
10th Percentile £328 £301 £253
90th Percentile £550 £483 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.59% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +83.67% -57.65% +56.52%

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 1269 1223 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.93% 81.42% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 789 648
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) User Stories
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (11.63%) DevOps
8 5 (11.63%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (11.63%) Banking
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
8 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Data Mapping
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (6.98%) HTML5
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) Master Data Management

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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) MS Access
4 1 (2.33%) Essbase
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Power BI
4 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Analyst
2 32 (74.42%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Digital Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) HTML5
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) CSS3
3 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) MDX
4 1 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) User Stories
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) CRM
7 5 (11.63%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (9.30%) Data Mapping
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Data Management
9 3 (6.98%) Information Security
9 3 (6.98%) Master Data Management
9 3 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PHP
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) IIBA
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.33%) SAP