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 24 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.02% 4.07% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 4.39% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -7.40%
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
234 228 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.69% 92.68% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 83 42
Average daily rate £413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
6 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) FATCA
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) VBA
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
8 2 (9.52%) ISEB
8 2 (9.52%) PL/1
9 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
9 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) Change Management
9 1 (4.76%) Firewall
9 1 (4.76%) Internet
9 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
9 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
9 1 (4.76%) BPR
9 1 (4.76%) Project Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 4 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.76%) BPR
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
1 2 (9.52%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) FATCA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
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