Period
to 20 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 10 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 76 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.55% 11.38% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.01% 12.06% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 30
Coventry median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £342
90th Percentile £500 £499 £452
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £28.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £27.00 -

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 755 630 697
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.31% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 450 429
Coventry median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +12.73%
10th Percentile £276 £257 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £505
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 23
Coventry median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £11.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.40% -36.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.00 £27.60 £21.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -9.64%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) User Stories
3 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.12%) Business Analysis
4 13 (19.12%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (17.65%) Confluence
5 12 (17.65%) JIRA
6 11 (16.18%) User Experience
6 11 (16.18%) Kanban
7 10 (14.71%) Scrum
8 7 (10.29%) Retail
8 7 (10.29%) Use Case
9 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (8.82%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Finance
10 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.35%) Coaching
10 5 (7.35%) Contract Management
10 5 (7.35%) GDPR
11 4 (5.88%) Decision-Making
11 4 (5.88%) B2B
11 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (5.88%) Automotive
11 4 (5.88%) Change Management
11 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (5.88%) 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 12 (17.65%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 4 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) User Stories
3 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.12%) Acceptance Criteria
4 13 (19.12%) Business Analysis
5 11 (16.18%) Kanban
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) Use Case
8 6 (8.82%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.35%) Coaching
9 5 (7.35%) Contract Management
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.88%) B2B
10 4 (5.88%) Change Management
10 4 (5.88%) Decision-Making
10 4 (5.88%) Line Management
10 4 (5.88%) Logistics
10 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
1 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) MCP
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) GDPR
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com