Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 59 56
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.36% 2.95% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 3.48% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 22
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £416 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +20.65% -18.82%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £275
90th Percentile £525 £500 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +6.06% +6.45% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £59.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +138.00% -

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 1,107 1,294 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.61% 84.80% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 881 650
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 43 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.06% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £10.90 £8.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.75 £43.10 £38.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.85 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -10.75% -3.61% +15.28%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019, 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Office 365
4 4 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Case Management
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.11%) Sprint Planning
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.56%) JIRA
7 1 (5.56%) Information Management
7 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Legal

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (5.56%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) PABX
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) E-Discovery Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SOX Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Case Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Sprint Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft