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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 19 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.49% 5.24% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 5.51% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 14
Average daily rate £400 £300 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £277 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.38 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+47.91% +7.14%
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
345 254 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.78% 95.13% 89.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 155 130
Average daily rate £365 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £204 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £19.68 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.09% +31.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £37.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 20 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) Use Case
5 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.36%) Retail
7 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.55%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (12.73%) User Stories
9 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
9 7 (12.73%) CRM
10 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 6 (10.91%) Change Management
10 6 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (10.91%) BPR
10 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.09%) Internet
11 5 (9.09%) ERP
11 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 4 (7.27%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) Extranet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) MS Access
3 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) DataStage
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Automotive
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.82%) EPoS
2 1 (1.82%) iPad
2 1 (1.82%) iPhone
2 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Use Case
4 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 9 (16.36%) Migration
7 8 (14.55%) Target Operating Model
7 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.73%) CRM
8 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
8 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.73%) User Stories
9 6 (10.91%) BPR
9 6 (10.91%) Change Management
9 6 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) ISEB
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) IBM
2 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.82%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Tableau