Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 71 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.51% 8.26% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 8.79% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 46
Coventry median daily rate £425 £415 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -0.60% +0.60%
10th Percentile £354 £320 £347
90th Percentile £488 £475 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £28.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +64.71% -44.26%

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 784 603 828
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 93.93% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 415 527
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £280 £191 £280
90th Percentile £575 £513 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 41
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.63 £28.00 £38.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) User Stories
3 17 (23.94%) Business Analysis
4 16 (22.54%) Scrum
5 13 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.90%) JIRA
6 12 (16.90%) Kanban
7 10 (14.08%) User Experience
7 10 (14.08%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (12.68%) Confluence
8 9 (12.68%) Migration
8 9 (12.68%) Finance
9 7 (9.86%) Retail
10 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.63%) CRM
12 4 (5.63%) .NET
12 4 (5.63%) Project Management
12 4 (5.63%) TDD
12 4 (5.63%) BDD
12 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
12 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.63%) GDPR
13 3 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (4.23%) SaaS
13 3 (4.23%) Use Case
13 3 (4.23%) Target Operating Model
13 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (4.23%) Logistics

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 9 (12.68%) Confluence
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) G Suite
3 1 (1.41%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) JIRA
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) User Stories
3 17 (23.94%) Business Analysis
4 16 (22.54%) Scrum
5 13 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.90%) Kanban
7 10 (14.08%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (12.68%) Migration
9 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.63%) BDD
10 4 (5.63%) CRM
10 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
10 4 (5.63%) Project Management
10 4 (5.63%) TDD
11 3 (4.23%) B2B
11 3 (4.23%) Logistics
11 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.23%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (4.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe
2 3 (4.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow