The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 5 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 19.05% - 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.51% - 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate £355 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.38 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+47.91% +7.14%
Business Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.62% 96.88% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 32
Average daily rate £355 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £517 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield region that cited Business Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Life Science
3 4 (36.36%) Master Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Taleo
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Ariba
6 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
6 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield region that cited Business Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Taleo
General
1 7 (63.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) Master Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Ariba
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft