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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
North West / Manchester
Rank 60 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 30 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.23% 2.97% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.59% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 17
Median daily rate £388 £370 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +21.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £455 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

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
1115 1587 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.90% 82.83% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 921 677
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton - 2 £345 -
Bury - 1 £425 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (23.91%) Project Management
4 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
4 17 (18.48%) Finance
5 12 (13.04%) User Stories
6 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (11.96%) Use Case
6 11 (11.96%) Scrum
7 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
7 10 (10.87%) Process Improvement
8 9 (9.78%) SDLC
8 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
9 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
9 7 (7.61%) ITIL
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.61%) Marketing
10 6 (6.52%) Degree
10 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.52%) CRM
10 6 (6.52%) Retail
10 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.43%) ITSM
11 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
11 5 (5.43%) Microsoft

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 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) IaaS
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) LAN
2 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.35%) Legal
7 3 (3.26%) Banking
7 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.17%) Advertising
8 2 (2.17%) Back Office
8 2 (2.17%) Electronics
8 2 (2.17%) Front Office
9 1 (1.09%) International Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Local Government
9 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (66.30%) Analyst
2 59 (64.13%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Architect
4 9 (9.78%) Business Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Project Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) CSS
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) New Media
5 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.17%) PMI
7 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.09%) FMCG
7 1 (1.09%) Life Science
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (23.91%) Project Management
4 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.04%) User Stories
6 11 (11.96%) Scrum
6 11 (11.96%) Use Case
7 10 (10.87%) Process Improvement
8 9 (9.78%) SDLC
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (7.61%) ITIL
10 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.52%) CRM
10 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.43%) BDD
11 5 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.43%) ITSM
11 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle
1 5 (5.43%) ServiceNow
2 4 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos
3 1 (1.09%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.09%) Wyse