The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 39 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 134 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.29% 7.40% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 7.76% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 91 47
Median daily rate £365 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1282 1727 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.82% 95.41% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 807
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Stockport +6 2 £213 -46.87% 2
Bolton - 2 £345 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (33.09%) Business Analysis
2 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.58%) Finance
4 29 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (19.42%) Process Improvement
6 20 (14.39%) Project Management
7 19 (13.67%) Migration
7 19 (13.67%) User Stories
8 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
9 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (10.79%) Use Case
10 15 (10.79%) Change Management
11 14 (10.07%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (10.07%) Scrum
12 13 (9.35%) SAP
12 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 12 (8.63%) Retail
14 11 (7.91%) Banking
14 11 (7.91%) Risk Management
14 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (7.19%) CRM
15 10 (7.19%) ITIL
15 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
15 10 (7.19%) SDLC
16 9 (6.47%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (6.47%) Marketing
16 9 (6.47%) Validation
17 8 (5.76%) SAP XI
17 8 (5.76%) HTML
17 8 (5.76%) XML

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (2.16%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) SAP MII
1 8 (5.76%) SAP PP
1 8 (5.76%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.44%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.72%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) WAN
2 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) JIRA
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.63%) Retail
4 11 (7.91%) Banking
5 9 (6.47%) Marketing
6 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.16%) Local Government
8 2 (1.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) HTML
1 8 (5.76%) SAP XI
1 8 (5.76%) XML
2 7 (5.04%) CSS
3 3 (2.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) COM
4 1 (0.72%) HTML5
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) Life Science
4 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.44%) FMCG
4 2 (1.44%) PMI
4 2 (1.44%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
1 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) Business Analysis
2 38 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (19.42%) Process Improvement
5 20 (14.39%) Project Management
6 19 (13.67%) Migration
6 19 (13.67%) User Stories
7 15 (10.79%) Change Management
7 15 (10.79%) Use Case
8 14 (10.07%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (10.07%) Scrum
9 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.91%) Risk Management
11 10 (7.19%) CRM
11 10 (7.19%) ITIL
11 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
11 10 (7.19%) SDLC
12 9 (6.47%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (6.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.72%) Java
3 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) ISEB
2 4 (2.88%) Degree
3 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (9.35%) SAP
2 6 (4.32%) Oracle
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.16%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.72%) Sage
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.72%) Siebel
6 1 (0.72%) Tableau
6 1 (0.72%) Wyse
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