Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.15% 3.27% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 3.88% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Staffordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -1.27% +5.37%
10th Percentile £275 £346 £274
90th Percentile £460 £421 £415
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £15.49
% change year-on-year +51.79% +80.76% -56.97%

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 248 232 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.81% 84.36% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 162 223
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.78%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £204
90th Percentile £464 £475 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -42.00% +85.19%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.22 £19.93
90th Percentile £58.45 £48.00 £61.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.12 £17.00
% change year-on-year -36.86% +47.76% -15.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 December 2018. 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
Tamworth 0 10 £390 +0.65% 1
Stafford - 2 £425 -
Business Analysis
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) EPoS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (8.33%) GDPR

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Process Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center