Period
to 14 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.08% 8.47% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 9.26% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Worcestershire median daily rate £413 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +20.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £406 £378 £229
90th Percentile £419 £475 £423
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £193.50 - £28.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 89 108 86
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 91.53% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 58
Worcestershire median daily rate £365 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +70.00% -22.48%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £136
90th Percentile £545 £488 £391
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 9
Worcestershire median hourly rate £39.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.88% +3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £27.95 £11.00 £10.85
90th Percentile £46.75 £45.00 £51.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -9.43% +16.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Worcestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Worcestershire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Worcestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Worcestershire

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL