Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 88 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.17% 8.33% 7.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 8.98% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 71 57
Coventry median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £333 £360 £316
90th Percentile £475 £525 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £28.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +64.71% -52.78% -

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 693 980 669
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.90% 92.80% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 703 440
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £290 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 48
Coventry median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.18 £39.50 £25.64
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
4 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 9 (19.57%) User Stories
6 8 (17.39%) Use Case
7 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Workflow
7 7 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (13.04%) Traceability Matrix
8 6 (13.04%) Automotive
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (8.70%) Service Management
10 4 (8.70%) Project Management
10 4 (8.70%) e-Learning
10 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
10 4 (8.70%) Validation
10 4 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) ITSM
10 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (8.70%) Retail
11 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.52%) ERP
11 3 (6.52%) Scrum

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 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Automotive
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) CSS3
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) User Stories
5 8 (17.39%) Use Case
6 7 (15.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Workflow
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Traceability Matrix
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) ITSM
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Service Management
9 4 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Java
1 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) JDA
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Temenos