Period
to 17 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 18 9
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 75 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.15% 8.81% 10.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 9.31% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 49
Coventry median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £388 £325 £320
90th Percentile £488 £500 £486
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £28.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £28.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 880 806 600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 94.71% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 513 419
Coventry median daily rate £450 £450 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.36% +2.88%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £221
90th Percentile £556 £575 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 46
Coventry median hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.38% -3.33% +10.38%
10th Percentile £13.69 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.38 £28.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.45% -11.43% +16.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) User Stories
3 14 (29.17%) Workshop Facilitation
4 13 (27.08%) User Experience
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) Confluence
5 12 (25.00%) Kanban
5 12 (25.00%) JIRA
5 12 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.42%) Use Case
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) Coaching
10 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (6.25%) Retail
11 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
11 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (6.25%) Prototyping
11 3 (6.25%) Analytics
12 2 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.17%) Workflow
12 2 (4.17%) GIS

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 12 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) User Stories
3 14 (29.17%) Workshop Facilitation
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (25.00%) Kanban
6 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Use Case
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
9 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Analytics
10 3 (6.25%) Prototyping
10 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C#
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Kronos
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow