Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 50 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.48% 2.96% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 3.59% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 37
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £385 £313 £313
90th Percentile £555 £550 £496
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +51.79% +83.67% -50.02%

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 1,187 1,255 1,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.66% 82.57% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 910 845
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.98 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.95% +42.74% -16.67%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018, 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 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
3 14 (28.00%) GDPR
4 13 (26.00%) Project Management
4 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.00%) CRM
6 11 (22.00%) Finance
6 11 (22.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (18.00%) IT Strategy
7 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Retail
8 8 (16.00%) Commercial Awareness
9 7 (14.00%) User Stories
10 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (12.00%) Banking
10 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (10.00%) JIRA
11 5 (10.00%) ITSM
11 5 (10.00%) ITIL
11 5 (10.00%) SQL
11 5 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (8.00%) User Experience
12 4 (8.00%) Ethnography

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 4 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Analyst
2 29 (58.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) ITSM Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL Process Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Process Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) UX Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Auditor
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.00%) WCF
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (26.00%) Project Management
3 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 11 (22.00%) CRM
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (18.00%) IT Strategy
5 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) Commercial Awareness
7 7 (14.00%) User Stories
8 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) ITSM
10 4 (8.00%) Innovative Thinking
10 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
10 4 (8.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C#
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) CIMA
2 3 (6.00%) CISA
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) IIBA
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.00%) Tableau