Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 November 2017 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 51
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 273 342 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.32% 3.50% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 4.24% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 262 216
Midlands median daily rate £400 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +5.48% -8.82%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £303
90th Percentile £543 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £15.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.56% -57.65% +56.52%
10th Percentile £28.00 £14.10 £24.20
90th Percentile £69.25 £16.00 £43.20
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.39% +27.28% -19.06%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6824 8073 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.99% 82.62% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 4930 3923
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 213 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.89 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.67
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -4 142 £388 -3.13% 29
East Midlands -10 119 £425 - 14
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 97 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (26.01%) Finance
4 45 (16.48%) Retail
5 35 (12.82%) Scrum
6 34 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (12.09%) Waterfall
7 33 (12.09%) User Stories
8 31 (11.36%) SQL Server
9 29 (10.62%) Microsoft
9 29 (10.62%) Use Case
10 27 (9.89%) Project Management
11 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
12 24 (8.79%) Migration
13 21 (7.69%) Manufacturing
13 21 (7.69%) CRM
14 20 (7.33%) .NET
14 20 (7.33%) SAP
14 20 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (6.96%) SDLC
16 18 (6.59%) Oracle
16 18 (6.59%) JIRA
17 17 (6.23%) ISEB
17 17 (6.23%) PRINCE2
17 17 (6.23%) Windows
17 17 (6.23%) SQL
17 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
18 16 (5.86%) E-Commerce
18 16 (5.86%) HTML
18 16 (5.86%) JavaScript

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (3.30%) CMS
1 9 (3.30%) Confluence
2 8 (2.93%) DNN
3 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.73%) Documentum
5 1 (0.37%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.37%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.73%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.73%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 1 (0.37%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.10%) Office 365
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) DNS
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (2.56%) Big Data
3 7 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.73%) MS Access
7 2 (0.73%) Power BI
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.37%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.59%) JIRA
2 11 (4.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.73%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (26.01%) Finance
2 45 (16.48%) Retail
3 21 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 15 (5.49%) Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Publishing
6 6 (2.20%) Marketing
7 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Automotive
8 3 (1.10%) French Language
8 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.73%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
9 2 (0.73%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.73%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 204 (74.73%) Analyst
2 187 (68.50%) Business Analyst
3 24 (8.79%) Developer
4 23 (8.42%) Digital Analyst
4 23 (8.42%) Digital Business Analyst
5 18 (6.59%) Consultant
6 13 (4.76%) Architect
6 13 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 12 (4.40%) SAP Analyst
7 12 (4.40%) SAP Business Analyst
8 11 (4.03%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (4.03%) Applications Support
8 11 (4.03%) CRM Business Analyst
8 11 (4.03%) Financial Analyst
8 11 (4.03%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) CRM Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.33%) .NET
2 16 (5.86%) HTML
3 14 (5.13%) CSS
4 13 (4.76%) jQuery
5 12 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (4.03%) Backbone.js
6 11 (4.03%) HTML5
7 10 (3.66%) CSS3
7 10 (3.66%) Ember.js
8 4 (1.47%) Web Services
9 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.10%) Middleware
10 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.73%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.73%) LINQ
11 1 (0.37%) Ajax
11 1 (0.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.49%) User Experience
3 12 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.73%) FMCG
7 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) EPoS
8 1 (0.37%) Fintech
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) PMI
8 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.23%) Windows
2 13 (4.76%) Linux
2 13 (4.76%) Unix
3 6 (2.20%) HPUX
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (12.82%) Scrum
4 33 (12.09%) User Stories
4 33 (12.09%) Waterfall
5 29 (10.62%) Use Case
6 27 (9.89%) Project Management
7 24 (8.79%) Migration
8 21 (7.69%) CRM
9 20 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (6.96%) SDLC
11 17 (6.23%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.86%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.49%) Change Management
14 14 (5.13%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (4.76%) TDD
15 13 (4.76%) Wireframes
16 12 (4.40%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.23%) SQL
2 16 (5.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.56%) Python
4 6 (2.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.83%) C#
6 2 (0.73%) Java
6 2 (0.73%) PHP
6 2 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.23%) ISEB
2 10 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.30%) Degree
4 3 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.10%) IIBA
4 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.73%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CCA
6 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMP
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.40%) GDPR
2 4 (1.47%) SLA
3 3 (1.10%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) PMO
4 2 (0.73%) PSD2
5 1 (0.37%) IFRS
5 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.33%) SAP
3 18 (6.59%) Oracle
4 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.47%) hybris
5 3 (1.10%) Google
5 3 (1.10%) Pega
5 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.73%) Adobe
6 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.73%) Capita
6 2 (0.73%) Charles River
6 2 (0.73%) HP
6 2 (0.73%) Informatica
6 2 (0.73%) Siemens
6 2 (0.73%) Tableau
6 2 (0.73%) Temenos
7 1 (0.37%) FNZ
7 1 (0.37%) Infor
7 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow