Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Business Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 184 160
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 10 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 16
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.99% +5.83% +2.94%
10th Percentile £404 £356 £346
90th Percentile £616 £600 £450
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 -
% change year-on-year +29.35% - -

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 4554 5921 4707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 94.98% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2876 3535 2695
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 238 270
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the West Midlands.

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

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +3 7 £500 +5.26% 1
Warwickshire 0 1 £410 -25.45%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £645 -
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
5 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows

Senior 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Essbase
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) IIBA
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP