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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 41 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 22 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.58% 3.81% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.57% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 13
Median daily rate £325 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -13.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +25.66% -34.95%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 679 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.92% 83.42% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 476 400
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) SAP
5 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.81%) .NET
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.11%) CSS
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Banking
7 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) CMS
8 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) Information Management
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Degree

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 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) DNN
2 1 (2.70%) Moodle
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CAR
2 1 (2.70%) SAP POS DM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) MPLS
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) MS Access
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) MorphX
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 26 (70.27%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Change Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) HR Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) HR Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ERP Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) ERP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) MVC
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) Information Management
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Service Design
5 2 (5.41%) Use Case
5 2 (5.41%) User Stories
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) ABAP
5 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CITP
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) hybris
3 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Blackboard
4 1 (2.70%) BMC
4 1 (2.70%) Infor
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) QAD
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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