Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 57 64
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 49 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.45% 2.77% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 3.33% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 29
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £385 £336 £299
90th Percentile £525 £550 £465
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £15.49
% change year-on-year +51.79% +80.76% -56.97%

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 1,350 1,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.45% 82.97% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 995 731
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 34
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.59% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.12 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.86% +47.76% -15.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Collaborative Working
3 14 (28.57%) GDPR
4 13 (26.53%) Project Management
5 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.49%) Workshop Facilitation
6 11 (22.45%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (22.45%) CRM
7 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
7 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (20.41%) IT Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Finance
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (16.33%) Commercial Awareness
10 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (12.24%) Retail
11 6 (12.24%) Scrum
11 6 (12.24%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 5 (10.20%) Banking
12 5 (10.20%) JIRA
12 5 (10.20%) User Stories
13 4 (8.16%) Confluence
13 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
13 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
13 4 (8.16%) Workflow
13 4 (8.16%) Innovative Thinking

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 (8.16%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
1 1 (2.04%) PABX
1 1 (2.04%) Skype
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Analyst
1 28 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Designer
3 4 (8.16%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
3 4 (8.16%) UX Designer
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Auditor
4 3 (6.12%) Developer
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Process Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) ITSM Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Process Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (4.08%) WCF
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.16%) User Experience
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Collaborative Working
3 13 (26.53%) Project Management
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.49%) Workshop Facilitation
5 11 (22.45%) Acceptance Criteria
5 11 (22.45%) CRM
6 10 (20.41%) IT Strategy
6 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
7 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.33%) Commercial Awareness
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (12.24%) Scrum
11 5 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (10.20%) User Stories
12 4 (8.16%) Ethnography
12 4 (8.16%) Information Architecture
12 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
12 4 (8.16%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C#
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) CIMA
1 3 (6.12%) CISA
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) IIBA
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.04%) Tableau