Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Business Analyst
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.00% 2.33% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.87% 2.35% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Worcestershire median daily rate £438 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.13% -17.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £378 £210 £356
90th Percentile £475 £414 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +64.71% -52.78%

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 92 85 132
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.00% 98.84% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 90
Worcestershire median daily rate £398 £220 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.68% -36.00% -8.33%
10th Percentile £154 £138 £126
90th Percentile £475 £428 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 11
Worcestershire median hourly rate £16.00 £31.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.21% +133.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.14 £12.48 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.00 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.45% +14.17% -9.64%

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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Bromsgrove +1 4 £444 +127.56% 1
Worcester - 4 £413 -
Redditch - 2 - - 1
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) NHS
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Advertising
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Sage
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis

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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sage