Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warrington during the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Analyst
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.87% 3.56% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 3.73% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 17
Warrington median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -11.93%
10th Percentile £356 £404 £285
90th Percentile £488 £461 £563
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £23.34 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -33.31% -17.65% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington. 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
Warrington
Contract vacancies in Warrington with a recognized job title 213 268 376
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 95.37% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 178 270
Warrington median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £196 £149 £188
90th Percentile £575 £641 £688
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £397
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.04% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 £12.35 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.40% -1.20% -26.47%
10th Percentile £11.50 £8.88 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.40 £33.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.23% -11.76%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Warrington

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Warrington

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Warrington over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Warrington

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 Warrington region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Workshop Facilitation
4 2 (18.18%) Local Government
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 1 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) DMAIC

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Workshop Facilitation
5 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) DMAIC
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared