The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 44 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 50 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.27% 1.72% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 2.33% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 22
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£413 £366 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £314 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £460 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
Business Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1139 903 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.40% 74.02% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 475 350
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -37.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.43 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -2 1 £413 +26.92%
Bolton - 1 £175 - 1
Wigan - 1 £375 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.12%) Project Management
4 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.63%) Retail
6 10 (11.63%) Wealth Management
7 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.47%) Banking
8 7 (8.14%) Migration
8 7 (8.14%) Oracle
8 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
8 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.14%) Avaloq
9 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Analytics
9 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
9 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.98%) MS Office
9 6 (6.98%) BPR
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
9 6 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (5.81%) Workflow
10 5 (5.81%) TDD
10 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.81%) User Stories
11 4 (4.65%) BDD
11 4 (4.65%) Use Case

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.16%) CMS
1 1 (1.16%) Drupal
1 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (1.16%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MS Access
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) QlikView
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.33%) MSTest
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
3 9 (10.47%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) Local Government
5 2 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) French Language
6 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Analyst
2 61 (70.93%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
4 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Business Consultant
8 2 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) WinForms
2 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.33%) WCF
2 2 (2.33%) WPF
2 2 (2.33%) LINQ
2 2 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.49%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (15.12%) Project Management
3 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.63%) Wealth Management
5 7 (8.14%) Migration
5 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.98%) Analytics
6 6 (6.98%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) BPR
7 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.81%) TDD
7 5 (5.81%) Workflow
7 5 (5.81%) User Stories
8 4 (4.65%) Use Case
8 4 (4.65%) BDD
8 4 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.65%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) VB
3 2 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) ABAP
4 1 (1.16%) VBA
4 1 (1.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
1 3 (3.49%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) VCP4
3 1 (1.16%) IIBA
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) GxP
1 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle
2 7 (8.14%) Avaloq
3 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) hybris
4 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.16%) BEA
4 1 (1.16%) Lagan
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