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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 53 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 49 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.98% 3.20% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.38% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 27
Average daily rate
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£390 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.69 £61.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+24.59% -2.40%
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
1215 1028 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.00% 73.12% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 528 344
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.65 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £22.38 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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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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
Salford - 2 - -
Stockport -2 1 - -
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (14.46%) Retail
6 11 (13.25%) Project Management
7 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.43%) SQL
9 7 (8.43%) Oracle
9 7 (8.43%) Migration
9 7 (8.43%) Requirements Management
9 7 (8.43%) Wealth Management
9 7 (8.43%) Avaloq
10 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (6.02%) ISEB
11 5 (6.02%) .NET
11 5 (6.02%) Degree
11 5 (6.02%) Scrum
11 5 (6.02%) User Stories
12 4 (4.82%) Coaching
12 4 (4.82%) BDD
12 4 (4.82%) Analytics
12 4 (4.82%) TDD
12 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.82%) Matrix Management
12 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (2.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Skype
2 1 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) QlikView
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.41%) MSTest
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 37 (44.58%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Banking
3 12 (14.46%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Local Government
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (73.49%) Analyst
2 59 (71.08%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Consultant
4 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Architect
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Business Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) Developer
8 2 (2.41%) Change Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Designer
8 2 (2.41%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) WinForms
2 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.41%) WCF
2 2 (2.41%) WPF
2 2 (2.41%) LINQ
2 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) Statistics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (13.25%) Project Management
5 7 (8.43%) Migration
5 7 (8.43%) Requirements Management
5 7 (8.43%) Wealth Management
6 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.02%) Scrum
7 5 (6.02%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) User Stories
8 4 (4.82%) BDD
8 4 (4.82%) Matrix Management
8 4 (4.82%) Coaching
8 4 (4.82%) Analytics
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.82%) TDD
9 3 (3.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) C#
2 2 (2.41%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) ISEB
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) IIBA
3 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) GxP
1 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Avaloq
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.41%) SAP
3 2 (2.41%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.20%) hybris
4 1 (1.20%) BEA
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