The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 11 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 105 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.71% 9.85% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.38% 10.31% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 24
Median daily rate £366 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £26.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -18.37%
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 1018 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.02% 95.50% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 656 415
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 63
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.69 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.92 £33.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 15 £413 - 5
Macclesfield -1 6 - - 1
Warrington -2 4 £328 -25.56%
Knutsford 0 2 £438 -2.77% 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (39.32%) Finance
2 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.62%) Business Analysis
4 36 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (23.08%) User Stories
6 25 (21.37%) Banking
7 18 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (11.97%) Migration
8 14 (11.97%) Scrum
9 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.11%) Use Case
9 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (10.26%) UML
11 11 (9.40%) CRM
11 11 (9.40%) SAP
11 11 (9.40%) Analytics
12 10 (8.55%) ServiceNow
12 10 (8.55%) Project Management
12 10 (8.55%) Requirements Management
12 10 (8.55%) JIRA
13 9 (7.69%) Web Development
13 9 (7.69%) Quality Management
13 9 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
13 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (6.84%) QA
14 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
14 8 (6.84%) Data Management
14 8 (6.84%) Data Migration
15 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (1.71%) CMS
1 2 (1.71%) Confluence
1 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Mingle
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) JIRA
2 4 (3.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (39.32%) Finance
2 25 (21.37%) Banking
3 18 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.98%) Retail
6 5 (4.27%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Back Office
7 3 (2.56%) Local Government
8 2 (1.71%) Advertising
8 2 (1.71%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.85%) French Language
9 1 (0.85%) Front Office
9 1 (0.85%) German Language
9 1 (0.85%) Legal
9 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 4 (3.42%) Middleware
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Data Structures
3 6 (5.13%) Informatics
4 5 (4.27%) Life Science
4 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.56%) NHS
5 3 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.71%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.62%) Business Analysis
3 36 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (23.08%) User Stories
5 14 (11.97%) Migration
5 14 (11.97%) Scrum
6 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.11%) Use Case
7 12 (10.26%) UML
8 11 (9.40%) Analytics
8 11 (9.40%) CRM
9 10 (8.55%) Project Management
9 10 (8.55%) Requirements Management
10 9 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (7.69%) Quality Management
10 9 (7.69%) Web Development
11 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.84%) Data Management
11 8 (6.84%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.13%) Java
1 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.56%) C++
2 3 (2.56%) PHP
2 3 (2.56%) Python
2 3 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) APMP
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) SEPA
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) SAP
2 10 (8.55%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.13%) Dynatrace
4 5 (4.27%) Saba
5 4 (3.42%) Tableau
5 4 (3.42%) Talend
6 3 (2.56%) Ariba
6 3 (2.56%) Vertica
7 2 (1.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) EXASOL
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle
8 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
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