The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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.

Business Analyst
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 63 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.80% 6.87% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 7.28% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 61
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £260 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 603 865 920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.51% 94.33% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 627 559
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 47
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Cheshire

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 Business Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +12 12 £353 -21.55%
Chester +8 6 £425 +3.03%
Warrington +7 4 £364 +3.92%
Crewe - 2 £325 - 2
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 33 (47.14%) Banking
3 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (32.86%) Business Analysis
5 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (22.86%) User Stories
6 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
7 9 (12.86%) Project Management
8 7 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Kanban
9 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (7.14%) Retail
10 5 (7.14%) BDD
10 5 (7.14%) Use Case
10 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.71%) Change Management
11 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.71%) Confluence
11 4 (5.71%) TDD
11 4 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Migration
11 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
11 4 (5.71%) JIRA
11 4 (5.71%) Trello
11 4 (5.71%) PMO
12 3 (4.29%) User Experience
12 3 (4.29%) Business Transformation

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 4 (5.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.86%) Mingle
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Trello
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Big Data
1 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.86%) GIS
2 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 33 (47.14%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) Node.js
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Business Analysis
3 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.86%) User Stories
4 9 (12.86%) Data Analysis
4 9 (12.86%) Project Management
5 7 (10.00%) Scrum
6 6 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) Kanban
6 6 (8.57%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.14%) BDD
7 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.14%) Use Case
8 4 (5.71%) Change Management
8 4 (5.71%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) TDD
8 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PMO
2 2 (2.86%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle
1 3 (4.29%) SAP
2 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.43%) Apple
3 1 (1.43%) Cognos
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.43%) IBM
Crewe, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago