The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Business Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £488 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +17.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 614 608 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.09% 94.70% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 376 413
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
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 19 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in Birmingham

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Case Management
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Case Management
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle