The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.87% 8.03% 12.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 9.28% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 10
Average daily rate
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£309 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £360 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £421 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
247 237 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.51% 86.50% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 121 54
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £278 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 29
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.48 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -41.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) User Stories
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (14.29%) webMethods
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Banking
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) User Experience
6 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) User Stories
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) webMethods
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.76%) SAP