Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 July 2017 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 65
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 139 219 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.16% 3.65% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 4.42% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 146 114
West Midlands median daily rate £368 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +9.22% -2.98%
10th Percentile £292 £305 £291
90th Percentile £500 £553 £504
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -44.56% +19.57%
England median hourly rate £37.48 £32.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.49% -7.29% +14.75%

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3643 4959 3889
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.76% 82.69% 76.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2292 2880 2331
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £218
90th Percentile £541 £538 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 108 191
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -26.01% +27.78%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.15 £40.87
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the West Midlands

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Birmingham -4 37 £350 -13.58% 9
Warwickshire -7 25 £350 -15.15% 7
Coventry +23 22 £420 -1.18% 1
Shropshire +11 7 £575 +17.95% 2
Wolverhampton +1 7 £350 +3.70%
Walsall 0 6 £320 - 1
Worcestershire +18 5 £269 -36.76%
Staffordshire -4 4 £325 -4.06% 2
Herefordshire -8 3 £356 -16.18%
Wednesbury - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £450 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £645 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 45 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.58%) Project Management
3 27 (19.42%) Finance
4 26 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (15.11%) Migration
7 20 (14.39%) PRINCE2
8 16 (11.51%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.79%) HTML
9 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
9 15 (10.79%) .NET
10 14 (10.07%) MS Visio
10 14 (10.07%) Use Case
10 14 (10.07%) Retail
11 13 (9.35%) TDD
11 13 (9.35%) Web Development
11 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.35%) CSS
11 13 (9.35%) User Experience
12 12 (8.63%) CRM
13 11 (7.91%) JIRA
13 11 (7.91%) CSS3
13 11 (7.91%) HTML5
14 10 (7.19%) jQuery
14 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio
14 10 (7.19%) SQL
14 10 (7.19%) MVC
14 10 (7.19%) CMS
14 10 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.19%) CMS
2 9 (6.47%) DNN
3 5 (3.60%) Confluence
4 4 (2.88%) Documentum
4 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) Moodle
6 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.72%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.16%) Trello
4 2 (1.44%) G Suite
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) FTP
1 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.16%) SSDT
4 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.44%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.44%) Impala
4 2 (1.44%) MS Access
4 2 (1.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.44%) SAS EBI
4 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) OLAP
5 1 (0.72%) Power BI
5 1 (0.72%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) JIRA
2 10 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.72%) MorphX
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Retail
3 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.04%) Marketing
5 6 (4.32%) Automotive
6 5 (3.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (66.91%) Analyst
2 85 (61.15%) Business Analyst
3 17 (12.23%) Developer
4 10 (7.19%) Web Developer
5 9 (6.47%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (5.76%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Architect
7 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.60%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Administrator
9 5 (3.60%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Process Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Service Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.79%) .NET
1 15 (10.79%) HTML
2 13 (9.35%) CSS
3 11 (7.91%) CSS3
3 11 (7.91%) HTML5
4 10 (7.19%) jQuery
4 10 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (5.76%) Backbone.js
5 8 (5.76%) Ember.js
6 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.60%) Middleware
7 4 (2.88%) Web Services
8 3 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.44%) LINQ
9 2 (1.44%) XML
10 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.35%) User Experience
3 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.44%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.72%) Fintech
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
6 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.44%) Unix
1 2 (1.44%) Windows
1 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.72%) AIX
2 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.58%) Project Management
3 26 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (15.11%) Migration
5 20 (14.39%) PRINCE2
6 16 (11.51%) Waterfall
7 14 (10.07%) Use Case
8 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.35%) TDD
8 13 (9.35%) Web Development
9 12 (8.63%) CRM
10 10 (7.19%) IT Strategy
10 10 (7.19%) MVC
11 9 (6.47%) Content Management
11 9 (6.47%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.76%) BDD
12 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.76%) Microservices
12 8 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (5.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
2 10 (7.19%) SQL
3 6 (4.32%) C#
4 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.44%) PHP
5 2 (1.44%) VBA
6 1 (0.72%) ABAP
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) ISEB
3 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.72%) CITP
5 1 (0.72%) ECDL
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) PMO
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.32%) SAP
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle
3 4 (2.88%) Pega
4 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.44%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.44%) Google
5 2 (1.44%) hybris
5 2 (1.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.44%) Tableau
6 1 (0.72%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.72%) BMC
6 1 (0.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) Epicor
6 1 (0.72%) FNZ
6 1 (0.72%) Infor
6 1 (0.72%) QAD
6 1 (0.72%) Remedy
6 1 (0.72%) Teradata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago