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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 51 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 53 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.93% 3.20% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 4.17% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 28
Average daily rate £368 £379 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% -5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.52%
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
1479 1271 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 76.66% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 684 543
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport +1 6 £300 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) Project Management
3 29 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (26.21%) Finance
5 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2
6 15 (14.56%) SDLC
7 14 (13.59%) UML
8 12 (11.65%) System Testing
9 11 (10.68%) Use Case
9 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
9 11 (10.68%) Retail
10 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (9.71%) ISEB
10 10 (9.71%) User Stories
10 10 (9.71%) Degree
10 10 (9.71%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.77%) BPR
11 8 (7.77%) Change Management
11 8 (7.77%) .NET
11 8 (7.77%) Scrum
12 7 (6.80%) BDD
12 7 (6.80%) Open Source
13 6 (5.83%) Product Management
13 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.83%) Analytics
13 6 (5.83%) QA
13 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
13 6 (5.83%) TDD
13 6 (5.83%) SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
2 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Retail
3 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (82.52%) Analyst
2 75 (72.82%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Agile Business Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Digital Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Digital Business Analyst
4 11 (10.68%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.83%) Process Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Project Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Software Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) SAP Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) UML Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) .NET
2 6 (5.83%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) WinForms
4 1 (0.97%) COM
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.85%) User Experience
3 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.97%) CMDB
4 1 (0.97%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) Project Management
3 29 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.48%) PRINCE2
5 15 (14.56%) SDLC
6 14 (13.59%) UML
7 12 (11.65%) System Testing
8 11 (10.68%) Use Case
9 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (9.71%) User Stories
9 10 (9.71%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.77%) BPR
10 8 (7.77%) Change Management
10 8 (7.77%) Scrum
11 7 (6.80%) BDD
11 7 (6.80%) Open Source
12 6 (5.83%) Analytics
12 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.83%) Product Management
12 6 (5.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.97%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
1 10 (9.71%) ISEB
2 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.97%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) AIFMD
2 2 (1.94%) UCITS
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) SAP
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 2 (1.94%) hybris
3 2 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.97%) Capita
4 1 (0.97%) IBM
4 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.97%) SaltStack
4 1 (0.97%) Sun
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