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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 9 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.73% 1.24% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.69% 1.34% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
143 149 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.46% 92.55% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 103 44
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £521 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -58.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (38.89%) User Stories
5 12 (33.33%) Banking
6 11 (30.56%) Business Analysis
6 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) UML
8 8 (22.22%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) Time Management
8 8 (22.22%) CRM
8 8 (22.22%) Web Development
9 7 (19.44%) Requirements Management
9 7 (19.44%) Kanban
9 7 (19.44%) Use Case
10 6 (16.67%) Retail
10 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
11 5 (13.89%) ERP
11 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
11 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
11 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
12 4 (11.11%) Degree
12 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (11.11%) Data Management
12 4 (11.11%) Java
12 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 3 (8.33%) Benchmarking

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 3 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Mingle
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Retail
4 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Back Office
5 2 (5.56%) Local Government
6 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.78%) French Language
6 1 (2.78%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) German Language
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (38.89%) User Stories
4 11 (30.56%) Business Analysis
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) UML
6 8 (22.22%) CRM
6 8 (22.22%) Time Management
6 8 (22.22%) Web Development
7 7 (19.44%) Kanban
7 7 (19.44%) Requirements Management
7 7 (19.44%) Use Case
8 6 (16.67%) Quality Management
9 5 (13.89%) ERP
10 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
2 3 (8.33%) Tableau
2 3 (8.33%) Talend
2 3 (8.33%) Vertica
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle