Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.33% 3.06% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.70% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £363 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +4.03% +14.62%
10th Percentile £330 £273 £317
90th Percentile £413 £416 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -3.13% +9.59% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 209 351 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 81.01% 82.59% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 224 158
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £250 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +70.07% +17.60%
10th Percentile £12.22 £23.55 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.60 £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Staffordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Staffordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cannock - 2 £350 -
Business Analysis
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Retail

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR