The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.76% 6.41% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 6.74% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 44
Median daily rate £353 £394 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.47% -0.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

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 598 638 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.30% 95.08% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 400 453
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Business Analysis
3 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.64%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (12.12%) Banking
7 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
7 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
7 7 (10.61%) Use Case
7 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Windows
8 6 (9.09%) Degree
9 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Project Management
9 5 (7.58%) Oracle
9 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
9 5 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (6.06%) SWIFT
10 4 (6.06%) User Stories
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.06%) Retail
10 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (4.55%) Scrum
11 3 (4.55%) Marketing
11 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (4.55%) UML

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 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (1.52%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
1 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) MPLS
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.55%) Blockchain
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.03%) Toad
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) CSS
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) jQuery
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.03%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Business Analysis
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) Migration
4 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) Use Case
5 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.06%) User Stories
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (4.55%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Case Management
8 3 (4.55%) OCR
8 3 (4.55%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (4.55%) UML
8 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C#
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) CISM
3 1 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.03%) GDPR
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) BMC
4 1 (1.52%) Casewise
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
4 1 (1.52%) Cognos
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Infor
4 1 (1.52%) Kronos
4 1 (1.52%) OpenText
4 1 (1.52%) Pega
4 1 (1.52%) Remedy
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Workday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
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