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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.26% 6.84% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 7.08% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £295 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.59% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £333 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
83 113 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.30% 96.58% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 78 82
Median daily rate £350 £361 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 23
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.89 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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 Chester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Time Management
3 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Local Government
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Competitor Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Local Government
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Time Management
4 4 (23.53%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Competitor Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Workday
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