Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Business Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 81 107
Rank change year-on-year -3 +26 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 11 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.85% 0.68% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.72% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 17
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £401 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.38% -5.03% +69.00%
10th Percentile £433 £303 £300
90th Percentile £548 £419 £530
North West median daily rate £430 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +5.85% +1.56% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,251 1,112 1,769
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.12% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 760 1,193
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £259
90th Percentile £538 £525 £569
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 65
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -10.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.79
90th Percentile £41.00 £45.50 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year -10.26% -3.70% +12.50%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in Cheshire

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in Cheshire

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 6 £475 +54.10%
Crewe - 5 £450 - 1
Agile Business Analyst
North West

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Agile Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared