The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.81% 4.56% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.10% 4.72% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Average daily rate £342 £346 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +75.59%
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
183 233 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.81% 96.68% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 149 83
Average daily rate £365 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.63% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.81 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Retail
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) User Experience
8 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
9 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Retail
4 5 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Local Government
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 5 (25.00%) Time Management
3 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Privacy
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ECDL
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) hybris
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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