The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 24 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.

Analyst
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.00% 16.06% 13.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.44% 16.67% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 12
Median daily rate £425 £373 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.09% +11.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 136 210 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 97.14% 96.33% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 188 117
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £17.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.84 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Chester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Finance
1 20 (55.56%) Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (25.00%) Analytics
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) SAS
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (11.11%) Retail
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 4 (11.11%) API Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Data Lineage
7 3 (8.33%) IFRS
7 3 (8.33%) IFRS 9
7 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
7 3 (8.33%) Big Data
7 3 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (8.33%) Dutch Language
7 3 (8.33%) French Language
7 3 (8.33%) German Language
7 3 (8.33%) Italian Language

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.33%) DataStage
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) JMeter
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Toad
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (55.56%) Banking
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 3 (8.33%) French Language
3 3 (8.33%) German Language
3 3 (8.33%) Italian Language
3 3 (8.33%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.56%) Russian Language
4 2 (5.56%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) Swagger
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Analytics
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) API Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Data Lineage
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.33%) IFRS
1 3 (8.33%) IFRS 9
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) PMO
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) Workday
Chester, Cheshire
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