Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Walsall during the 6 months to 24 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 > Walsall
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Walsall 20.00% 5.26% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.88% 5.56% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Walsall median daily rate £320 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.42% +29.17% -8.05%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Walsall 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 Walsall. 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
Walsall
Contract vacancies in Walsall with a recognized job title 32 36 22
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.43% 94.74% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 13
Walsall median daily rate £320 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -3.33% +18.11%
10th Percentile £115 £103 £268
90th Percentile £590 £468 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Walsall median hourly rate £13.35 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.11% -11.54% +28.40%
10th Percentile £10.15 £8.80 £10.73
90th Percentile £17.48 £14.50 £14.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

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

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 24 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 Walsall region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence

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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (85.71%) Use Case
1 6 (85.71%) Wireframes