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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 16 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.96% 5.74% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 6.07% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 36
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
607 955 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.70% 94.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 667 380
Median daily rate £413 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 51
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.40 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Warrington +5 13 £388 -9.88% 2
Chester +5 8 £350 -3.44% 1
Knutsford +7 5 £325 -25.71%
Macclesfield -4 3 £400 +12.67%
Alderley Edge +6 2 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 50 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.71%) Business Analysis
3 42 (37.17%) Finance
4 37 (32.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (23.89%) User Stories
6 21 (18.58%) Banking
7 20 (17.70%) UML
8 18 (15.93%) Migration
9 15 (13.27%) Use Case
10 13 (11.50%) Scrum
11 12 (10.62%) CRM
11 12 (10.62%) Project Management
11 12 (10.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
11 12 (10.62%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (10.62%) Data Migration
11 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (9.73%) Process Improvement
12 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
13 10 (8.85%) ERP
13 10 (8.85%) SAP
13 10 (8.85%) Time Management
13 10 (8.85%) Kanban
13 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.96%) QA
14 9 (7.96%) JIRA
15 8 (7.08%) Requirements Management
15 8 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
15 8 (7.08%) Data Management
15 8 (7.08%) Data Structures

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 4 (3.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.88%) Mingle
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.77%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.77%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.88%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.77%) Big Data
2 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) JIRA
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Banking
3 12 (10.62%) Manufacturing
3 12 (10.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
4 3 (2.65%) Local Government
4 3 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.77%) Back Office
5 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Middleware
2 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) CSS
3 2 (1.77%) HTML
3 2 (1.77%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) JSON
4 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.77%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.77%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Informatics
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) Life Science
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.71%) Business Analysis
3 37 (32.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (23.89%) User Stories
5 20 (17.70%) UML
6 18 (15.93%) Migration
7 15 (13.27%) Use Case
8 13 (11.50%) Scrum
9 12 (10.62%) CRM
9 12 (10.62%) Data Migration
9 12 (10.62%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (10.62%) Project Management
10 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.73%) Process Improvement
11 10 (8.85%) ERP
11 10 (8.85%) Kanban
11 10 (8.85%) Time Management
11 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.08%) Open Source
12 8 (7.08%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) Java
2 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.77%) PHP
2 2 (1.77%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.88%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) IIBA
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.88%) CBAP
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Netcool
1 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) SAP
2 8 (7.08%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.42%) Saba
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle
5 2 (1.77%) Informatica
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Sage
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Workday
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