The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.85% 4.25% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.11% 4.50% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Median daily rate £413 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £326 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +57.14%
Business 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
211 200 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.35% 94.34% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 111 58
Median daily rate £400 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -49.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Chester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (34.62%) User Stories
6 7 (26.92%) UML
6 7 (26.92%) Requirements Management
6 7 (26.92%) Use Case
7 6 (23.08%) Time Management
7 6 (23.08%) Retail
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Kanban
9 4 (15.38%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
10 3 (11.54%) Tableau
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (11.54%) Vertica
10 3 (11.54%) Talend
10 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Data Management
10 3 (11.54%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (11.54%) Data Mining

Business 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail
4 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.85%) French Language
6 1 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (3.85%) German Language
6 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Telematics
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (34.62%) User Stories
4 7 (26.92%) Requirements Management
4 7 (26.92%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Use Case
5 6 (23.08%) Time Management
6 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 4 (15.38%) Kanban
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Tableau
1 3 (11.54%) Talend
1 3 (11.54%) Vertica
2 1 (3.85%) hybris
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP