Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 61 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 -
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.58% 2.04% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.26% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Shropshire median daily rate £425 £330 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -40.54% -
10th Percentile £413 £312 £472
90th Percentile £588 £495 £690
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.59% -5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +83.67% -57.65% +56.52%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 360 707 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 92.78% 90.29% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 280 112
Shropshire median daily rate £467 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £263
90th Percentile £590 £575 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.06 £43.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £22.59 £42.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £38.68 £44.25 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Shropshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Shropshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Telford +12 7 £430 +30.30%
Business Analysis
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (20.00%) Pega
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Documentum
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking

Business Analysis
Co-occurring 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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) Pega