Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 51 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 43 37 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.89% 2.95% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.59% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 52
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £338 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.67% +3.75%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £301
90th Percentile £500 £478 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £59.50 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +128.85% +73.33% -50.00%

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 1,226 1,030 1,212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.39% 82.07% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 689 807
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £217
90th Percentile £575 £525 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £8.39 £11.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.30 £41.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.57% +20.00% -23.91%

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 June 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 20 June 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 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.91%) Finance
4 11 (25.58%) Project Management
5 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) CRM
6 6 (13.95%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) JIRA
7 5 (11.63%) Open Source
7 5 (11.63%) User Stories
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.63%) Line Management
8 4 (9.30%) API Development
8 4 (9.30%) API Design
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) LESS
8 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) Mocha
8 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) Node.js
8 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
8 4 (9.30%) Redis
8 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
8 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line

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%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
1 4 (9.30%) Redis
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
2 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
2 4 (9.30%) Mocha
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Automotive
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Persian Language
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Analyst
2 25 (58.14%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Digital Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Procurement Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.98%) ITSM Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Process Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL Process Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
2 4 (9.30%) LESS
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
2 4 (9.30%) Symfony
3 3 (6.98%) Sass
4 1 (2.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.58%) Project Management
4 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.95%) Change Management
5 6 (13.95%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) Line Management
6 5 (11.63%) Open Source
6 5 (11.63%) User Stories
7 4 (9.30%) API Design
7 4 (9.30%) API Development
7 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.98%) ITSM
8 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.30%) PHP
1 4 (9.30%) Python
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) CISA
3 1 (2.33%) CISM
3 1 (2.33%) CISMP
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) ECSA
3 1 (2.33%) IIBA
3 1 (2.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.33%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.30%) Zend
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Sage
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com