Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £443 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 > Solihull
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 28 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.57% 3.11% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 3.33% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Solihull median daily rate £443 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +19.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £325
90th Percentile £481 £463 £396
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +0.61% +5.81% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -30.56% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Solihull
Contract vacancies in Solihull with a recognized job title 191 240 304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 93.39% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 104
Solihull median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% +4.87%
10th Percentile £252 £161 £250
90th Percentile £575 £568 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
Solihull median hourly rate £22.68 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.46% -67.50% +81.82%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £14.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £14.50 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Solihull

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Solihull

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Solihull

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Solihull region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) CAFM
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Migration

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) CAFM
2 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft