Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 34 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.32% 0.84% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.01% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £425 £393 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +6.44% -0.34%
10th Percentile £275 £366 £259
90th Percentile £493 £417 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +51.79% +83.67% -50.02%

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 225 199 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 83.03% 83.97% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 138 235
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £288 £205 £183
90th Percentile £463 £475 £492
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.20 £14.35 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.01% -42.60% +79.21%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.42 £11.00
90th Percentile £56.30 £38.75 £46.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -18.60%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 - 5 £465 - 1
Stafford - 3 £425 -
Cannock - 1 - -
Business Analysis
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Degree

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 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center