The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Manager
Rank 77 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 11 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 1.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£230 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.38% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £443 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
Business Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 902 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.79% 94.85% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager across the Leeds region.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager across the Leeds region.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Business Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Business Manager in their job title 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 with Business Manager in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Use Case
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
7 1 (6.67%) BPR
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office

Business Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Business Manager in their job title 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 with Business Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft