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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 3 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.29% 13.09% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 14.01% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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
347 257 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 88.30% 93.45% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 92 146
Average daily rate £325 £285 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 25
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) IBM
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 3 (11.54%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Automotive
7 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.85%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Automotive
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) Change Control
4 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) IIBA
3 1 (3.85%) CBAP
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) ATG
4 1 (3.85%) webMethods
4 1 (3.85%) Mercator