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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 125 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.81% 4.93% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 5.16% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 48 42
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £40.47 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +90.42%
Business Analyst
North West

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
1735 1453 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 95.59% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 802 631
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 70 70
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £38.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 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 8 £288 +27.77% 3
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 94 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (29.73%) Business Analysis
3 68 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (24.32%) Finance
5 54 (20.85%) Project Management
6 30 (11.58%) User Stories
7 28 (10.81%) Retail
8 26 (10.04%) Telecoms
9 23 (8.88%) CRM
10 22 (8.49%) UML
10 22 (8.49%) SAP
11 21 (8.11%) Banking
12 20 (7.72%) Scrum
13 19 (7.34%) PRINCE2
13 19 (7.34%) SDLC
14 18 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (5.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (5.79%) Use Case
16 14 (5.41%) ISEB
17 13 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (5.02%) BPR
17 13 (5.02%) Service Delivery
17 13 (5.02%) Data Analysis
17 13 (5.02%) Waterfall
18 12 (4.63%) ERP
18 12 (4.63%) Translating Business Requirements
19 11 (4.25%) .NET
19 11 (4.25%) Marketing
19 11 (4.25%) Degree
20 10 (3.86%) Requirements Analysis

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 2 (0.77%) CMS
1 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.39%) Apache
2 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) SAP HR
2 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.54%) SAP hybris
4 3 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.16%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) IaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.32%) Internet
2 4 (1.54%) Network Security
3 2 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.39%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) RequisitePro
General
1 63 (24.32%) Finance
2 28 (10.81%) Retail
3 26 (10.04%) Telecoms
4 21 (8.11%) Banking
5 11 (4.25%) Marketing
6 10 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.93%) Electronics
7 5 (1.93%) Legal
8 3 (1.16%) Billing
9 2 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Local Government
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.25%) .NET
2 8 (3.09%) Web Services
3 3 (1.16%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.09%) Data Extraction
2 8 (3.09%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.09%) NHS
3 7 (2.70%) User Experience
4 4 (1.54%) Life Science
5 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.16%) FMCG
5 3 (1.16%) Informatics
5 3 (1.16%) LIMS
6 2 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
7 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.39%) Linux
1 1 (0.39%) Unix
1 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.29%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (29.73%) Business Analysis
3 68 (26.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (20.85%) Project Management
5 30 (11.58%) User Stories
6 23 (8.88%) CRM
7 22 (8.49%) UML
8 20 (7.72%) Scrum
9 19 (7.34%) PRINCE2
9 19 (7.34%) SDLC
10 15 (5.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 15 (5.79%) Use Case
11 13 (5.02%) BPR
11 13 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.02%) Data Analysis
11 13 (5.02%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.02%) Waterfall
12 12 (4.63%) ERP
12 12 (4.63%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (3.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.54%) Java
1 4 (1.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.16%) PHP
2 3 (1.16%) SQL
3 2 (0.77%) Python
3 2 (0.77%) VBA
4 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.39%) C#
4 1 (0.39%) C++
4 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (5.41%) ISEB
2 11 (4.25%) Degree
3 1 (0.39%) CBAP
3 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.09%) QA
2 7 (2.70%) AIFMD
2 7 (2.70%) UCITS
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.39%) Puppet
1 1 (0.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (8.49%) SAP
2 10 (3.86%) Oracle
3 7 (2.70%) IBM
4 6 (2.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.93%) hybris
6 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.16%) Siebel
7 2 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.39%) Capita
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix
8 1 (0.39%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.39%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.39%) Wyse
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Stockport
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £230 - £231 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago