The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Walsall during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Walsall
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 19.05% 8.33% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 8.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £320 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Walsall. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Walsall
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18 12 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Walsall 85.71% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 4
Median daily rate £320 £379 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.45% -10.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.30 £11.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.43% -47.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walsall that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Walsall

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Walsall

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Walsall region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Wireframes

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walsall 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Visio
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Use Case
1 4 (100.00%) Wireframes