The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.25% 7.13% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 7.57% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 27
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
859 727 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.00% 94.29% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 421 427
Average daily rate £400 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.30 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -11 15 £444 +33.45% 5
Chester +2 7 £500 +11.11% 2
Knutsford -3 7 £450 +9.82%
Macclesfield - 7 £355 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 47 (40.52%) Finance
1 47 (40.52%) Business Analysis
2 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.03%) Banking
4 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (18.10%) Retail
5 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (16.38%) User Stories
8 18 (15.52%) Retail Banking
9 17 (14.66%) Change Management
9 17 (14.66%) Process Improvement
10 15 (12.93%) Migration
10 15 (12.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (12.07%) Project Management
12 11 (9.48%) Data Management
13 10 (8.62%) Scrum
13 10 (8.62%) Master Data Management
14 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (7.76%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.76%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (7.76%) Use Case
14 9 (7.76%) CRM
15 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (6.90%) Analytics
15 8 (6.90%) Tableau
15 8 (6.90%) User Experience
16 7 (6.03%) Talend
16 7 (6.03%) EXASOL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.59%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.72%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) SaaS
1 5 (4.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 47 (40.52%) Finance
2 36 (31.03%) Banking
3 21 (18.10%) Retail
4 18 (15.52%) Retail Banking
5 15 (12.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (4.31%) Advertising
8 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Local Government
9 1 (0.86%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Billing
9 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Life Science
4 3 (2.59%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.86%) IVR
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) Business Analysis
2 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (16.38%) User Stories
6 17 (14.66%) Change Management
6 17 (14.66%) Process Improvement
7 15 (12.93%) Migration
8 14 (12.07%) Project Management
9 11 (9.48%) Data Management
10 10 (8.62%) Master Data Management
10 10 (8.62%) Scrum
11 9 (7.76%) CRM
11 9 (7.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (7.76%) Use Case
11 9 (7.76%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.90%) Analytics
12 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
3 1 (0.86%) ECDL
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (6.90%) Tableau
2 7 (6.03%) EXASOL
2 7 (6.03%) Talend
3 6 (5.17%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Ariba
4 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.72%) Avaya
5 2 (1.72%) BT
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.86%) hybris
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago