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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 22 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.35% 6.04% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 6.51% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 40
Median daily rate £388 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £314 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
480 875 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.69% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 550 422
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +3 5 £365 -15.36% 2
Knutsford +9 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Warrington +17 3 £277 -38.55% 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 45 (49.45%) Finance
2 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (41.76%) Business Analysis
4 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (25.27%) Banking
6 20 (21.98%) User Stories
7 17 (18.68%) UML
8 15 (16.48%) Project Management
9 11 (12.09%) Scrum
10 10 (10.99%) Use Case
10 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
11 9 (9.89%) Migration
11 9 (9.89%) ERP
11 9 (9.89%) Open Source
11 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.79%) Process Improvement
12 8 (8.79%) Kanban
12 8 (8.79%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (8.79%) SAP
12 8 (8.79%) Atlassian
12 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (7.69%) JIRA
13 7 (7.69%) CRM
13 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.69%) Service Design
14 6 (6.59%) Agile Project Management
14 6 (6.59%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (6.59%) OO
14 6 (6.59%) Time Management

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 5 (5.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.20%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.10%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Trello
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) IaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
1 1 (1.10%) Network Security
1 1 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Big Data
1 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 45 (49.45%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
3 4 (4.40%) Local Government
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Middleware
2 2 (2.20%) CSS
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) Node.js
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) AIX
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) Business Analysis
3 24 (26.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.98%) User Stories
5 17 (18.68%) UML
6 15 (16.48%) Project Management
7 11 (12.09%) Scrum
8 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.99%) Use Case
9 9 (9.89%) ERP
9 9 (9.89%) Migration
9 9 (9.89%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.79%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (8.79%) Kanban
10 8 (8.79%) Process Improvement
11 7 (7.69%) CRM
11 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.69%) Service Design
12 6 (6.59%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) Java
2 2 (2.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) C#
3 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) VB
3 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) ISEB
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) IIBA
3 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) CBAP
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.10%) Netcool
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Atlassian
1 8 (8.79%) SAP
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Apple
3 1 (1.10%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.10%) Sage
3 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.10%) Workday
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