The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 27 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.47% 9.56% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 10.13% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -30.39%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
343 237 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.26% 94.42% 90.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 72 146
Average daily rate £325 £300 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.85 £28.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.36% +34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 21 (56.76%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) CRM
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Change Control
5 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 6 (16.22%) Finance
6 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
6 5 (13.51%) .NET
6 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Requirements Management
6 5 (13.51%) Drupal
6 5 (13.51%) Alfresco
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (10.81%) Use Case
7 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Drupal
2 5 (13.51%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.70%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.11%) Automotive
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) CRM
3 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
4 7 (18.92%) Change Control
5 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Requirements Management
6 4 (10.81%) Use Case
6 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 4 (10.81%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) RAD
7 3 (8.11%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
2 6 (16.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.70%) IIBA
4 1 (2.70%) CBAP
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) ATG
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Mercator