The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 28 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.42% 0.43% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£369 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.97 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -41.07%
Data Analysis
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
172 206 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.52% 87.66% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 76 27
Average daily rate £413 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £222 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £20.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Data Analysis
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/1
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA