Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 169 180
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 12 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 8
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £375 £240 £301
90th Percentile £509 £403 £406
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -49.06% +100.00%

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 4,545 4,388 5,001
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 94.67% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,836 2,694 2,790
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £222
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 170
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +11.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.53 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.25 £37.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Coventry -5 4 £400 +6.67% 1
Birmingham - 4 £450 - 1
Warwickshire +1 2 £363 -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
IT Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Automotive
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Linux

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 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 2 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CyberArk
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle