Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 47 47
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 35 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.40% 2.85% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 3.43% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 44
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £366 £275 £300
90th Percentile £645 £488 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £366 £400
% change year-on-year +22.87% -8.44% +9.59%
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 1,185 1,108 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.33% 83.12% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 782 853
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £242
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 30
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -15.13% -31.28%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £25.80 £36.80 £38.78
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +27.27% -26.67%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 8 (22.86%) JIRA
5 7 (20.00%) Retail
5 7 (20.00%) User Stories
6 6 (17.14%) CRM
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) ITSM
7 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 5 (14.29%) Marketing
7 5 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (11.43%) Innovative Thinking
8 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
8 4 (11.43%) Prototyping
8 4 (11.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (11.43%) Information Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) User Experience
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Ethnography
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Confluence
8 4 (11.43%) Axure RP

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 (11.43%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Redis
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) Power BI
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Axure RP
3 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
3 3 (8.57%) Mocha
3 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (11.43%) Automotive
5 3 (8.57%) Persian Language
6 2 (5.71%) Back Office
6 2 (5.71%) Local Government
7 1 (2.86%) Billing
7 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.86%) Legal
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Process Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Designer
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL Process Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) UX Designer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) HTML5
1 3 (8.57%) LESS
1 3 (8.57%) Node.js
1 3 (8.57%) Sass
1 3 (8.57%) Symfony
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) User Stories
5 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (17.14%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) ITSM
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (11.43%) Ethnography
7 4 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Information Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Innovative Thinking
7 4 (11.43%) Prototyping
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
7 4 (11.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.57%) PHP
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) IIBA
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) CISA
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) CISMP
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) ECSA
3 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
2 3 (8.57%) Tableau
2 3 (8.57%) Zend