The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank - 46 29
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 0 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 3.74% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.19% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.98 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.94% +3.83%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 382 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 86.11% 89.25% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 107 68
Median daily rate £475 £460 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% -0.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Shropshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Shropshire

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Django

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft