The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 24 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.87% 12.31% 12.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.62% 13.33% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 8
Median daily rate £313 £361 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.49% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £473 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +7.14%
Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 120 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.52% 92.31% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 48
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (33.33%) Finance
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.61%) German Language
3 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (17.65%) User Stories
4 9 (17.65%) Dutch Language
4 9 (17.65%) Banking
5 8 (15.69%) French Language
5 8 (15.69%) QA
6 7 (13.73%) Italian Language
6 7 (13.73%) Portuguese Language
6 7 (13.73%) Russian Language
6 7 (13.73%) Spanish Language
6 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) Time Management
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
6 7 (13.73%) Quality Management
7 6 (11.76%) UML
7 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 6 (11.76%) Web Development
8 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
8 5 (9.80%) Data Privacy
8 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.80%) SAP
8 5 (9.80%) CRM
8 5 (9.80%) ISEB
9 4 (7.84%) GAP Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Mingle
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MS Access
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) German Language
3 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 9 (17.65%) Dutch Language
4 8 (15.69%) French Language
5 7 (13.73%) Italian Language
5 7 (13.73%) Portuguese Language
5 7 (13.73%) Russian Language
5 7 (13.73%) Spanish Language
6 4 (7.84%) Retail
7 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
8 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
8 2 (3.92%) Back Office
8 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
8 2 (3.92%) Local Government
9 1 (1.96%) Advertising
9 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (7.84%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) Equities
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.65%) User Stories
4 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.73%) Quality Management
4 7 (13.73%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) Time Management
5 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
5 6 (11.76%) UML
5 6 (11.76%) Web Development
6 5 (9.80%) CRM
6 5 (9.80%) Data Privacy
6 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) ERP
7 4 (7.84%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Kanban
8 3 (5.88%) Data Management
8 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
1 5 (9.80%) SAP
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Telerik
3 1 (1.96%) Workday