Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 69 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.93% 6.06% 7.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 6.52% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 60
Coventry median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £358 £316 £349
90th Percentile £488 £475 £519
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 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 811 629 903
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.22% 92.91% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 428 619
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £276 £178 £290
90th Percentile £575 £526 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 38
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.13 £38.13 £41.13
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) User Stories
3 18 (26.09%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
5 12 (17.39%) Migration
6 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.49%) Finance
7 9 (13.04%) Kanban
8 8 (11.59%) JIRA
9 7 (10.14%) CRM
10 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.70%) TDD
10 6 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (8.70%) User Experience
10 6 (8.70%) BDD
11 5 (7.25%) Confluence
11 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.25%) SaaS
11 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.25%) Retail
12 4 (5.80%) .NET
12 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (5.80%) Data Transformation
12 4 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (4.35%) Usability Testing
13 3 (4.35%) PaaS
13 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.35%) Automotive

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 5 (7.25%) Confluence
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.25%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
3 2 (2.90%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) G Suite
4 1 (1.45%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
1 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) User Stories
3 18 (26.09%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
5 12 (17.39%) Migration
6 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.04%) Kanban
8 7 (10.14%) CRM
9 6 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) TDD
10 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.80%) Data Transformation
12 3 (4.35%) Data Management
12 3 (4.35%) Project Management
12 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.35%) Usability Testing
12 3 (4.35%) Use Case
13 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
13 2 (2.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe
2 3 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow