Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 81 99 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.18% 6.46% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 6.71% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 74
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £332 £250 £306
90th Percentile £530 £473 £455
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +64.71% -52.78% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1481 1475 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.28% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 941 813
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.36 £10.65
90th Percentile £39.63 £26.88 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +4.94%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Birmingham

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (39.51%) Business Analysis
2 28 (34.57%) Finance
3 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (13.58%) Project Management
6 11 (13.58%) Banking
6 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.58%) User Stories
7 10 (12.35%) Data Mapping
7 10 (12.35%) Scrum
8 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 8 (9.88%) FMCG
10 7 (8.64%) Validation
10 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.64%) SQL
10 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.64%) Use Case
10 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
10 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.41%) Retail
12 5 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (6.17%) Information Management
12 5 (6.17%) Migration
12 5 (6.17%) CRM
12 5 (6.17%) Change Management
12 5 (6.17%) Legal

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (2.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) DHCP
1 3 (3.70%) Firewall
1 3 (3.70%) VPN
1 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) SMS
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (4.94%) Power BI
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.70%) Essbase
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) EDMS
4 1 (1.23%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 5 (6.17%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) Mason
2 1 (1.23%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) FMCG
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) AS400
6 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.23%) Robotics
6 1 (1.23%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Business Analysis
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (13.58%) Project Management
4 11 (13.58%) User Stories
4 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.35%) Data Mapping
5 10 (12.35%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.64%) Use Case
6 7 (8.64%) Validation
7 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) CRM
8 5 (6.17%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (6.17%) Information Management
8 5 (6.17%) Migration
8 5 (6.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.47%) C
3 2 (2.47%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) RPG
4 1 (1.23%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) GDPR
3 3 (3.70%) FATCA
3 3 (3.70%) MiFID
4 2 (2.47%) PMO
5 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) CA
4 1 (1.23%) Capita
4 1 (1.23%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) HP
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Misys
4 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau