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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 18 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 136 101 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.38% 6.13% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.78% 6.43% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 62 47
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +75.59%
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
1747 1570 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.74% 95.32% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 820 674
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 63
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 +1 8 £300 +33.33% 3
Cheadle - 1 £400 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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 90 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.14%) Business Analysis
3 70 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (25.86%) Finance
5 51 (19.39%) Project Management
6 29 (11.03%) UML
7 28 (10.65%) Retail
8 27 (10.27%) Telecoms
8 27 (10.27%) User Stories
9 24 (9.13%) Use Case
9 24 (9.13%) Banking
10 23 (8.75%) SAP
10 23 (8.75%) SDLC
11 19 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (6.84%) CRM
12 18 (6.84%) ISEB
13 17 (6.46%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.70%) Scrum
15 14 (5.32%) Marketing
15 14 (5.32%) Data Analysis
15 14 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (4.94%) Waterfall
16 13 (4.94%) System Testing
16 13 (4.94%) Service Delivery
16 13 (4.94%) BPR
17 12 (4.56%) ERP
17 12 (4.56%) Degree
17 12 (4.56%) Translating Business Requirements
18 11 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (4.18%) .NET

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 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.38%) Apache
2 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.38%) CMS
2 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.90%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.14%) SAP hybris
3 3 (1.14%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.28%) Internet
2 4 (1.52%) Network Security
3 2 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) 4G
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) RequisitePro
General
1 68 (25.86%) Finance
2 28 (10.65%) Retail
3 27 (10.27%) Telecoms
4 24 (9.13%) Banking
5 14 (5.32%) Marketing
6 11 (4.18%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.04%) Electronics
8 7 (2.66%) Legal
9 4 (1.52%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.14%) Billing
11 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.76%) Front Office
11 2 (0.76%) Games
12 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.18%) .NET
2 8 (3.04%) Web Services
3 4 (1.52%) XML
4 3 (1.14%) CSS
4 3 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.04%) Data Extraction
2 8 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.66%) NHS
3 7 (2.66%) User Experience
4 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.14%) Informatics
4 3 (1.14%) Life Science
4 3 (1.14%) LIMS
5 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.76%) FMCG
5 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.38%) PKI
6 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) Linux
1 1 (0.38%) Unix
1 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.14%) Business Analysis
3 70 (26.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (19.39%) Project Management
5 29 (11.03%) UML
6 27 (10.27%) User Stories
7 24 (9.13%) Use Case
8 23 (8.75%) SDLC
9 18 (6.84%) CRM
10 17 (6.46%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.70%) Scrum
12 14 (5.32%) Data Analysis
12 14 (5.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (4.94%) BPR
13 13 (4.94%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.94%) System Testing
13 13 (4.94%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.56%) ERP
14 12 (4.56%) Translating Business Requirements
15 11 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.52%) Java
3 3 (1.14%) PHP
3 3 (1.14%) SQL
4 2 (0.76%) Python
4 2 (0.76%) VBA
5 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) C++
5 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (6.84%) ISEB
2 12 (4.56%) Degree
3 1 (0.38%) CBAP
3 1 (0.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.66%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) AIFMD
2 4 (1.52%) UCITS
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
1 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (8.75%) SAP
2 9 (3.42%) Oracle
3 7 (2.66%) IBM
4 5 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.52%) hybris
6 3 (1.14%) Siebel
7 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.38%) Capita
8 1 (0.38%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
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