Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 January 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.

IT Business Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 181 167
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 13 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £363 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -10.77% +16.07%
10th Percentile £355 £201 £300
90th Percentile £530 £409 £470
England median daily rate £450 £450 £500
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year +32.00% -52.83% +55.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,468 5,169 4,635
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.64% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,791 3,098 2,599
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £219 £225
90th Percentile £538 £541 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 229 222
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +7.26%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.60 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.00 £36.65 £37.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in the West Midlands

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in the West Midlands

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Business Analyst in the West Midlands

IT Business Analyst
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 IT Business Analyst in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Business Analyst in the West Midlands

IT Business Analyst
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 IT Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Staffordshire +14 5 £400 -3.03%
Birmingham - 4 £438 - 4
Warwickshire +7 2 £363 - 1
Coventry +6 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT 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 West Midlands region featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (23.08%) Use Case
1 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Regulatory Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (23.08%) Use Case
2 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft