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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 108 62 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.11% 4.11% 8.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 4.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 42 57
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £38.22 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.36% +81.97%
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
1676 1440 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.85% 95.49% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 846 659
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 62 65
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -6 8 £288 +36.90% 2
Bolton - 4 £288 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 76 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.17%) Business Analysis
3 62 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (22.94%) Finance
5 51 (22.08%) Project Management
6 29 (12.55%) Retail
7 25 (10.82%) CRM
8 23 (9.96%) Telecoms
9 21 (9.09%) Scrum
9 21 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 21 (9.09%) User Stories
10 20 (8.66%) Banking
10 20 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (7.79%) UML
12 16 (6.93%) SDLC
13 15 (6.49%) SAP
14 13 (5.63%) Data Analysis
14 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (5.63%) Use Case
15 11 (4.76%) ERP
15 11 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (4.33%) BPR
16 10 (4.33%) GAP Analysis
16 10 (4.33%) BPMN
16 10 (4.33%) Marketing
16 10 (4.33%) BDD
17 9 (3.90%) Waterfall
17 9 (3.90%) Kanban
17 9 (3.90%) Manufacturing
17 9 (3.90%) ISEB

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 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Apache
2 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.73%) SAP hybris
2 4 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.30%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.87%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Office 365
1 3 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) Internet
2 5 (2.16%) Network Security
3 2 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.73%) Spatial Data
3 2 (0.87%) GIS
4 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 53 (22.94%) Finance
2 29 (12.55%) Retail
3 23 (9.96%) Telecoms
4 20 (8.66%) Banking
5 10 (4.33%) Marketing
6 9 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.73%) Electronics
7 4 (1.73%) Legal
7 4 (1.73%) Local Government
8 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Front Office
9 2 (0.87%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) Web Services
2 7 (3.03%) .NET
3 4 (1.73%) XML
4 2 (0.87%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.43%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.46%) Data Extraction
3 6 (2.60%) User Experience
4 5 (2.16%) NHS
5 4 (1.73%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.73%) Life Science
5 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.30%) FMCG
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.43%) Linux
1 1 (0.43%) Unix
1 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.17%) Business Analysis
3 62 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (22.08%) Project Management
5 25 (10.82%) CRM
6 21 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 21 (9.09%) Scrum
6 21 (9.09%) User Stories
7 18 (7.79%) UML
8 16 (6.93%) SDLC
9 13 (5.63%) Data Analysis
9 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (5.63%) Use Case
10 11 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.76%) ERP
11 10 (4.33%) BDD
11 10 (4.33%) BPMN
11 10 (4.33%) BPR
11 10 (4.33%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (3.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.16%) Java
1 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.73%) PHP
3 3 (1.30%) SQL
4 2 (0.87%) Python
4 2 (0.87%) VBA
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C++
5 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.90%) ISEB
2 4 (1.73%) Degree
3 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.43%) CBAP
4 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.03%) AIFMD
1 7 (3.03%) UCITS
2 6 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.43%) Puppet
1 1 (0.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (6.49%) SAP
2 9 (3.90%) Oracle
3 7 (3.03%) IBM
4 6 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.16%) hybris
5 5 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.87%) Siebel
7 1 (0.43%) Capita
7 1 (0.43%) Citrix
7 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) Wyse
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