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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 109 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.65% 7.48% 8.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 8.14% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 44
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£363 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
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
1526 1241 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.05% 91.93% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 650 389
Average daily rate £355 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 85
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.49 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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
Salford - 3 £400 -
Stockport - 2 £225 -
Wigan -2 1 - -
Oldham -5 1 £285 -26.45% 2
Altrincham - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 96 (48.98%) Finance
2 64 (32.65%) Business Analysis
3 47 (23.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (15.31%) Banking
6 28 (14.29%) Retail
7 16 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (7.65%) Oracle
9 13 (6.63%) SQL
9 13 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (6.12%) ISEB
10 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
10 12 (6.12%) Project Management
11 11 (5.61%) Migration
11 11 (5.61%) Data Analysis
12 10 (5.10%) SAP
12 10 (5.10%) BPMN
13 9 (4.59%) Marketing
13 9 (4.59%) MS Excel
13 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
13 9 (4.59%) Validation
14 8 (4.08%) Scrum
14 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
14 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
14 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.08%) Retail Banking
15 7 (3.57%) Wealth Management
15 7 (3.57%) Requirements Management
15 7 (3.57%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) MS Excel
1 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Agresso
1 7 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.02%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.51%) Responsys
2 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.53%) Intranet
2 2 (1.02%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.51%) ATM
3 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.53%) QlikView
3 2 (1.02%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 96 (48.98%) Finance
2 30 (15.31%) Banking
3 28 (14.29%) Retail
4 9 (4.59%) Marketing
5 8 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.06%) Legal
7 5 (2.55%) Electronics
8 4 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Back Office
9 2 (1.02%) Law
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.06%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.04%) Web Services
3 3 (1.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.55%) DTV
3 3 (1.53%) Statistics
3 3 (1.53%) Open Source
4 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.02%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.51%) FMCG
5 1 (0.51%) Informatics
5 1 (0.51%) Life Science
5 1 (0.51%) New Media
5 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.06%) Windows
1 6 (3.06%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.65%) Business Analysis
2 47 (23.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.12%) Project Management
7 11 (5.61%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.61%) Migration
8 10 (5.10%) BPMN
9 9 (4.59%) Validation
10 8 (4.08%) Scrum
10 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.57%) UML
11 7 (3.57%) CRM
11 7 (3.57%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.57%) Requirements Management
11 7 (3.57%) Wealth Management
12 6 (3.06%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.06%) Change Management
12 6 (3.06%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.63%) SQL
2 2 (1.02%) C
2 2 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.12%) ISEB
2 7 (3.57%) Degree
3 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) IIBA
4 2 (1.02%) HND
4 2 (1.02%) CCA
5 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 15 (7.65%) Oracle
2 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.10%) SAP
4 7 (3.57%) Avaloq
5 6 (3.06%) Citrix
6 4 (2.04%) hybris
7 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) Google
8 1 (0.51%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.51%) Talend
8 1 (0.51%) Pega
8 1 (0.51%) BEA
8 1 (0.51%) Baan
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Cognos
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
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