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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 45 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 68 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.70% 2.87% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 3.81% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 22 29
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £493 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £11.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £45.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-32.22% +48.39%
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
1480 1128 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.57% 75.30% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 622 461
Median daily rate £400 £364 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 39
Median hourly rate £34.25 £16.29 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.21% -9.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.85 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -3 9 £275 - 1
Oldham +2 1 £375 +31.57%
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 46 (38.33%) Project Management
2 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (25.00%) Finance
5 28 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 16 (13.33%) ERP
7 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 14 (11.67%) SDLC
9 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.83%) Retail
9 13 (10.83%) Data Management
10 12 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 12 (10.00%) UML
10 12 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
11 11 (9.17%) System Testing
11 11 (9.17%) Strategic Planning
11 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 10 (8.33%) SOA
12 10 (8.33%) Data Mining
12 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
12 10 (8.33%) Middleware
12 10 (8.33%) User Stories
12 10 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.33%) Use Case
12 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
13 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (7.50%) Degree
13 9 (7.50%) BPR
14 8 (6.67%) Scrum

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.83%) Apache
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) 4G
1 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Local Government
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (72.50%) Analyst
2 79 (65.83%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.67%) Architect
5 12 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) Project Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Business Manager
8 8 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Business Operations Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Operations Business Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Transition Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Transition Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Transition Project Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.33%) CRM Business Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) Middleware
2 7 (5.83%) .NET
3 6 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (1.67%) WinForms
5 1 (0.83%) COM
5 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.17%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.33%) Project Management
2 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 16 (13.33%) ERP
6 14 (11.67%) SDLC
7 13 (10.83%) Data Management
8 12 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 12 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 12 (10.00%) UML
9 11 (9.17%) Strategic Planning
9 11 (9.17%) System Testing
10 10 (8.33%) SOA
10 10 (8.33%) Use Case
10 10 (8.33%) User Stories
10 10 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.50%) BPR
11 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (6.67%) Scrum
13 7 (5.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.83%) PHP
3 1 (0.83%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) ISEB
3 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.83%) CBAP
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) AIFMD
1 6 (5.00%) UCITS
2 5 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (1.67%) hybris
4 2 (1.67%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.83%) Capita
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.83%) Sun
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