The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 24 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 125 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.90% 5.53% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.26% 5.77% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 40
Average daily rate £370 £365 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport -8 3 £400 +10.34% 3
Cheadle - 2 £400 -
Altrincham +3 1 £390 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 80 (28.88%) Finance
2 78 (28.16%) Business Analysis
3 73 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (23.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (13.36%) User Stories
6 34 (12.27%) Use Case
7 33 (11.91%) Project Management
8 30 (10.83%) Banking
9 29 (10.47%) UML
10 24 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (8.30%) PRINCE2
11 23 (8.30%) Retail
12 22 (7.94%) ISEB
13 20 (7.22%) SAP
14 18 (6.50%) Migration
14 18 (6.50%) Scrum
14 18 (6.50%) Telecoms
14 18 (6.50%) Translating Business Requirements
15 15 (5.42%) Management Information System
15 15 (5.42%) MS Excel
15 15 (5.42%) MS Visio
16 14 (5.05%) BPR
16 14 (5.05%) SDLC
17 13 (4.69%) Change Management
17 13 (4.69%) Manufacturing
17 13 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
18 12 (4.33%) QA
18 12 (4.33%) Service Delivery
19 11 (3.97%) Programme Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.72%) CMS
2 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (5.42%) MS Excel
1 15 (5.42%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.81%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) Intranet
2 2 (0.72%) ATM
2 2 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) 4G
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.36%) OLAP
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.36%) Redmine
2 1 (0.36%) RequisitePro
General
1 80 (28.88%) Finance
2 30 (10.83%) Banking
3 23 (8.30%) Retail
4 18 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.69%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.97%) Marketing
7 9 (3.25%) Legal
8 8 (2.89%) Electronics
8 8 (2.89%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Front Office
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.81%) .NET
2 4 (1.44%) Gherkin
2 4 (1.44%) XML
3 3 (1.08%) CSS
3 3 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.25%) User Experience
4 6 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.81%) Life Science
5 5 (1.81%) NHS
6 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.44%) IPTV
7 3 (1.08%) Informatics
7 3 (1.08%) LIMS
7 3 (1.08%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.72%) FMCG
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.44%) Windows
2 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (28.16%) Business Analysis
2 73 (26.35%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (23.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (13.36%) User Stories
5 34 (12.27%) Use Case
6 33 (11.91%) Project Management
7 29 (10.47%) UML
8 23 (8.30%) PRINCE2
9 18 (6.50%) Migration
9 18 (6.50%) Scrum
9 18 (6.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 14 (5.05%) BPR
10 14 (5.05%) SDLC
11 13 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.69%) Change Management
12 12 (4.33%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.97%) Data Modelling
13 11 (3.97%) Programme Management
13 11 (3.97%) Service Management
13 11 (3.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.44%) SQL
2 1 (0.36%) C#
2 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (7.94%) ISEB
2 11 (3.97%) Degree
3 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.36%) APMP
4 1 (0.36%) CBAP
4 1 (0.36%) CCA
4 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.33%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (7.22%) SAP
2 9 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.89%) Oracle
4 3 (1.08%) Siebel
5 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.36%) Apple
6 1 (0.36%) Capita
6 1 (0.36%) Dell
6 1 (0.36%) Fiserv
6 1 (0.36%) IBM
6 1 (0.36%) LexisNexis
6 1 (0.36%) Tableau
6 1 (0.36%) TSYS
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