Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 61 46 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.65% 5.87% 8.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 6.32% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 78
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £361
90th Percentile £488 £500 £586
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £23.50 -
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 860 728 970
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 92.98% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 508 725
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.61% +9.33%
10th Percentile £281 £204 £284
90th Percentile £588 £546 £541
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 38
Coventry median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.03% +23.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £10.18
90th Percentile £33.05 £35.30 £31.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -11.76%

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018, 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 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Scrum
3 18 (29.51%) User Stories
4 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.67%) Migration
6 11 (18.03%) Kanban
7 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.75%) JIRA
8 9 (14.75%) Workshop Facilitation
9 8 (13.11%) Finance
10 7 (11.48%) CRM
10 7 (11.48%) BDD
11 6 (9.84%) Confluence
11 6 (9.84%) User Experience
11 6 (9.84%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (9.84%) TDD
12 5 (8.20%) Retail
12 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (6.56%) Coaching
13 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (6.56%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (6.56%) Project Management
13 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
14 3 (4.92%) Change Management
14 3 (4.92%) Data Management
14 3 (4.92%) Use Case
14 3 (4.92%) Usability Testing
14 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
14 3 (4.92%) QA
14 3 (4.92%) Mentoring

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 6 (9.84%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) PaaS
2 3 (4.92%) SaaS
3 2 (3.28%) IaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) G Suite
4 1 (1.64%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
1 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) REST
1 1 (1.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Scrum
3 18 (29.51%) User Stories
4 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.67%) Migration
6 11 (18.03%) Kanban
7 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.75%) Workshop Facilitation
9 7 (11.48%) BDD
9 7 (11.48%) CRM
10 6 (9.84%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (9.84%) TDD
11 4 (6.56%) Coaching
11 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.56%) Project Management
12 3 (4.92%) Change Management
12 3 (4.92%) Data Management
12 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
2 1 (1.64%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft