Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 15 November 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.38% 10.63% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.57% 11.20% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £385 £338 £298
90th Percentile £456 £425 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +64.71% -52.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 282 241 412
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.92% 94.88% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 161 260
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.80% -6.14%
10th Percentile £256 £224 £163
90th Percentile £461 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 21
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -43.20% +81.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.30 £12.09
90th Percentile £58.53 £44.30 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.64%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Staffordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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 +3 22 £390 -2.50%
Stafford +2 3 £425 -
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Retail
1 17 (62.96%) FMCG
2 13 (48.15%) Logistics
3 11 (40.74%) GDPR
4 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) e-Learning
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (18.52%) Coaching
6 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) QA
8 3 (11.11%) Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (7.41%) LAN
9 2 (7.41%) WAN
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco
9 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (7.41%) Active Directory

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 17 (62.96%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) FMCG
2 7 (25.93%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Logistics
2 9 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (3.70%) ERP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) GDPR
2 4 (14.81%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) NetApp
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft