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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 63 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 43 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 3.01% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.89% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 15
Average daily rate £375 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £268 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £518 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
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
1483 1106 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.84% 77.45% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 669 479
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 £388 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 30 (26.32%) Project Management
1 30 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.93%) PRINCE2
4 20 (17.54%) Finance
5 18 (15.79%) Use Case
6 17 (14.91%) Management Information System
6 17 (14.91%) ISEB
7 16 (14.04%) User Stories
8 15 (13.16%) UML
9 10 (8.77%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (8.77%) Service Management
9 10 (8.77%) .NET
10 9 (7.89%) MS Visio
10 9 (7.89%) BPR
10 9 (7.89%) Change Management
10 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (7.02%) Degree
11 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
11 8 (7.02%) Windows
11 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
12 7 (6.14%) SQL
12 7 (6.14%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
12 7 (6.14%) Workflow
12 7 (6.14%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (6.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) ATM
2 1 (0.88%) 4G
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.88%) OLAP
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (82.46%) Analyst
2 78 (68.42%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Process Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Software Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Digital Business Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Business Change Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.63%) HR Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) SDLC Business Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) CSS
2 5 (4.39%) HTML
3 3 (2.63%) HTML5
3 3 (2.63%) jQuery
3 3 (2.63%) WinForms
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.75%) COM
4 2 (1.75%) Kendo UI
4 2 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) CSS3
5 1 (0.88%) Modernizr
5 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Life Science
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Project Management
1 30 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.93%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.79%) Use Case
5 16 (14.04%) User Stories
6 15 (13.16%) UML
7 10 (8.77%) Service Management
7 10 (8.77%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (7.89%) BPR
8 9 (7.89%) Change Management
9 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (6.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 7 (6.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.14%) SDLC
10 7 (6.14%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (6.14%) Workflow
11 6 (5.26%) ERP
11 6 (5.26%) Migration
11 6 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) ISEB
2 8 (7.02%) Degree
3 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) APMP
5 1 (0.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.63%) SEPA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle
2 5 (4.39%) SAP
3 3 (2.63%) TSYS
4 2 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.88%) Capita
5 1 (0.88%) Dell
5 1 (0.88%) Sun
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