The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 / Coventry
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 22 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.84% 6.85% 8.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.24% 7.31% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £338 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 238 383 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 95.58% 93.64% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 228 202
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £286 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £39.80 £25.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Coventry

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Coventry

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Coventry over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Coventry

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Coventry

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) User Stories
3 19 (31.15%) Waterfall
4 18 (29.51%) Finance
5 17 (27.87%) Business Analysis
6 16 (26.23%) Use Case
7 13 (21.31%) Project Management
8 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (18.03%) Web Services
9 10 (16.39%) MS Visio
9 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (16.39%) Scrum
9 10 (16.39%) Business Process Mapping
10 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.11%) Automotive
11 7 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Migration
12 6 (9.84%) Open Source
12 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
12 6 (9.84%) CRM
12 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
12 6 (9.84%) Service Design
13 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
13 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (8.20%) Translating Business Requirements
14 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) G Suite
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.28%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Base SAS
1 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (3.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.64%) Impala
3 1 (1.64%) SAS EBI
3 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Automotive
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) e-Learning
2 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Robotics
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) AS400
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) User Stories
3 19 (31.15%) Waterfall
4 17 (27.87%) Business Analysis
5 16 (26.23%) Use Case
6 13 (21.31%) Project Management
7 10 (16.39%) Business Process Mapping
7 10 (16.39%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) Migration
10 6 (9.84%) CRM
10 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.84%) Open Source
10 6 (9.84%) Service Design
11 5 (8.20%) Requirements Management
11 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (8.20%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Teradata
4 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) JDA
4 1 (1.64%) SAP