The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wolverhampton during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Business Analyst
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 11.43% 18.18% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.90% 19.35% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £408 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +4.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31 31 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 88.57% 93.94% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 17
Median daily rate £345 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £640 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.19% -29.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Wolverhampton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Wolverhampton

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Wolverhampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA