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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Manchester
Rank 39 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 63 148 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.49% 7.68% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.71% 8.08% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 96 34
Median daily rate £350 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +12.01%

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
1338 1831 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1049 801
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 71
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 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 - 1 £345 - 1
Bury - 1 £425 -
Stockport - 1 £250 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 61 (40.67%) Business Analysis
2 45 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 25 (16.67%) User Stories
5 23 (15.33%) Finance
6 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (14.00%) Scrum
7 21 (14.00%) Project Management
8 18 (12.00%) Migration
9 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
10 16 (10.67%) Change Management
10 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 15 (10.00%) Use Case
11 15 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (9.33%) SAP
12 14 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (7.33%) Retail
13 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.33%) CRM
13 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (6.67%) XML
14 10 (6.67%) CSS
14 10 (6.67%) HTML
15 9 (6.00%) Risk Management
15 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
15 9 (6.00%) Business Process Improvement
15 9 (6.00%) Analytics
15 9 (6.00%) Marketing

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 4 (2.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) SAP MII
1 8 (5.33%) SAP PP
1 8 (5.33%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.33%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.67%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.00%) WAN
2 2 (1.33%) Broadband
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.67%) GIS
3 1 (0.67%) MS Access
3 1 (0.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 23 (15.33%) Finance
2 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.33%) Retail
4 9 (6.00%) Marketing
4 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.33%) Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Legal
6 3 (2.00%) Local Government
7 2 (1.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) International Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) CSS
1 10 (6.67%) HTML
1 10 (6.67%) XML
2 8 (5.33%) SAP XI
3 3 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) New Media
3 4 (2.67%) FMCG
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Life Science
4 3 (2.00%) NHS
5 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.33%) PMI
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) Economics
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (0.67%) Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.67%) Business Analysis
2 45 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 25 (16.67%) User Stories
5 21 (14.00%) Project Management
5 21 (14.00%) Scrum
6 18 (12.00%) Migration
7 16 (10.67%) Change Management
7 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 15 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 15 (10.00%) Use Case
9 14 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (7.33%) CRM
10 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.00%) Analytics
12 9 (6.00%) Business Process Improvement
12 9 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.67%) Java
3 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) ISEB
3 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) GDPR
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) SAP
2 5 (3.33%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.33%) Cognos
4 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix
5 1 (0.67%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) Siebel
5 1 (0.67%) Wyse
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