The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 64 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.49% 7.86% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.85% 8.32% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 32
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 586 769 734
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.44% 94.47% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 542 485
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 35
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 26 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (13.19%) Retail
6 11 (12.09%) Migration
6 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.89%) Project Management
9 8 (8.79%) Oracle
9 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
9 8 (8.79%) Banking
9 8 (8.79%) SWIFT
10 7 (7.69%) Degree
10 7 (7.69%) SQL
11 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.59%) Scrum
11 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Use Case
12 5 (5.49%) Blockchain
12 5 (5.49%) OCR
12 5 (5.49%) Robotic Process Automation
12 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
12 5 (5.49%) SAP
12 5 (5.49%) UML
12 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (4.40%) Windows
13 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce

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 3 (3.30%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) DHCP
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) VPN
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.10%) MPLS
3 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) Blockchain
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.10%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.20%) Toad
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) .NET
1 1 (1.10%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) SWIFT
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.40%) FMCG
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) AS400
6 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.09%) Migration
3 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
5 9 (9.89%) Project Management
6 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.59%) Scrum
6 6 (6.59%) Use Case
6 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.49%) OCR
7 5 (5.49%) Robotic Process Automation
7 5 (5.49%) UML
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.40%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) User Stories
9 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) ABAP
2 1 (1.10%) C#
2 1 (1.10%) RPG
2 1 (1.10%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) CITP
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.10%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) hybris
5 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) BMC
6 1 (1.10%) CA
6 1 (1.10%) Cognos
6 1 (1.10%) F5
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Infor
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.10%) Juniper
6 1 (1.10%) Kronos
6 1 (1.10%) QAD
6 1 (1.10%) Remedy
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £365.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago