Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 167 186
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 12 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 19
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +17.42% -19.02%
10th Percentile £343 £358 £311
90th Percentile £475 £400 £415
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.77% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £26.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.88% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +56.52% -20.14% -

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 4,902 4,158 5,714
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.82% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,971 2,595 3,337
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 179 172
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.35 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Warwickshire +4 4 £400 - 1
Coventry -23 4 £400 +6.67% 1
Birmingham -18 2 £450 +14.29% 2
Staffordshire -5 1 £390 -0.95%
IT Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CyberArk
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle