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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 28 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.92% 5.84% 7.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 6.31% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 36
Median daily rate £388 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
461 824 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.05% 92.58% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 528 397
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 £180 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 43
Median hourly rate £19.66 £15.92 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.49% -13.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £35.00 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Knutsford +11 4 £325 -27.77% 2
Warrington +10 1 £310 -27.90% 3
Alderley Edge +1 1 - -
Chester -1 1 £225 -45.18%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.43%) Finance
3 37 (39.36%) Business Analysis
4 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.21%) Banking
5 19 (20.21%) User Stories
6 17 (18.09%) UML
7 16 (17.02%) Migration
8 13 (13.83%) Project Management
9 12 (12.77%) Scrum
10 11 (11.70%) Use Case
11 10 (10.64%) Kanban
11 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
11 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.57%) ERP
12 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
12 9 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.51%) Atlassian
13 8 (8.51%) JIRA
13 8 (8.51%) CRM
13 8 (8.51%) Process Improvement
13 8 (8.51%) Open Source
14 7 (7.45%) Service Design
14 7 (7.45%) SAP
14 7 (7.45%) Time Management
14 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (6.38%) QA

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 (5.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Mingle
4 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.06%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
1 1 (1.06%) Network Security
1 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.19%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) JIRA
General
1 38 (40.43%) Finance
2 19 (20.21%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.26%) Local Government
6 3 (3.19%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Retail
8 1 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (1.06%) Node.js
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.06%) Informatics
5 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.06%) Life Science
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.36%) Business Analysis
3 27 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (20.21%) User Stories
5 17 (18.09%) UML
6 16 (17.02%) Migration
7 13 (13.83%) Project Management
8 12 (12.77%) Scrum
9 11 (11.70%) Use Case
10 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
10 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 10 (10.64%) Kanban
10 10 (10.64%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.57%) ERP
11 9 (9.57%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (8.51%) CRM
12 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.51%) Open Source
12 8 (8.51%) Process Improvement
13 7 (7.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.06%) PHP
3 1 (1.06%) Python
3 1 (1.06%) VB
3 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
1 2 (2.13%) IIBA
1 2 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.06%) CBAP
2 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Netcool
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.45%) SAP
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) Saba
5 1 (1.06%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) Sage
5 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.06%) Workday
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