Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.47% 6.12% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.02% 6.36% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 14
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -2.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £298 £305
90th Percentile £425 £426 £418
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £36.00
% 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 245 409 279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 96.24% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 259 170
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £228 £183 £263
90th Percentile £471 £488 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +78.57% -
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.13 £10.12
90th Percentile £44.30 £45.50 £19.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

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 21 November 2017.

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 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 7 £400 +6.67%
Tamworth - 6 £400 -
Cannock - 2 £350 -
Lichfield - 2 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
Business Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
2 6 (22.22%) Analytics
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 6 (22.22%) General Ledger
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (22.22%) SAP CO
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) SAP FI
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
3 5 (18.52%) FMCG
3 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Logistics
3 5 (18.52%) GDPR
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Legal
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture

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 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP CO
1 6 (22.22%) SAP FI
1 6 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) VPN
1 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) General Ledger
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 3 (11.11%) Legal
5 2 (7.41%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Analytics
1 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
1 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
2 5 (18.52%) Logistics
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) BPMN
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco