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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 82 146 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.89% 7.50% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 7.98% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 98 37
Median daily rate £375 £353 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
1579 1830 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.99% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 1030 841
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 70 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 5 £288 +36.90% 1
Altrincham - 1 £325 -
Bury - 1 £425 -
Audenshaw - 1 £400 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 72 (42.60%) Business Analysis
2 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.38%) User Stories
5 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (13.61%) Project Management
6 22 (13.02%) Finance
7 21 (12.43%) Scrum
8 20 (11.83%) Process Improvement
9 19 (11.24%) Use Case
10 18 (10.65%) Migration
10 18 (10.65%) Manufacturing
10 18 (10.65%) Change Management
11 16 (9.47%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (8.88%) SAP
12 15 (8.88%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 14 (8.28%) PRINCE2
13 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
14 13 (7.69%) Retail
15 12 (7.10%) CRM
16 11 (6.51%) XML
16 11 (6.51%) ITIL
17 10 (5.92%) SDLC
17 10 (5.92%) Business Process Improvement
17 10 (5.92%) CSS
17 10 (5.92%) HTML
17 10 (5.92%) E-Commerce
18 9 (5.33%) Risk Management
18 9 (5.33%) Waterfall

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 (2.37%) Confluence
2 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS Office
2 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.73%) SAP MII
1 8 (4.73%) SAP PP
1 8 (4.73%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.18%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.59%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Internet
1 3 (1.78%) WAN
2 2 (1.18%) Broadband
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.59%) Firewall
3 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.59%) LAN
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) SAN
3 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) GIS
3 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.59%) MS Access
4 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) JIRA
General
1 22 (13.02%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Manufacturing
3 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.69%) Retail
5 9 (5.33%) Marketing
6 8 (4.73%) Banking
7 5 (2.96%) Local Government
8 4 (2.37%) Back Office
8 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.78%) Front Office
9 3 (1.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Games
10 1 (0.59%) International Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) XML
2 10 (5.92%) CSS
2 10 (5.92%) HTML
3 8 (4.73%) SAP XI
4 4 (2.37%) Web Services
5 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.96%) New Media
3 4 (2.37%) FMCG
3 4 (2.37%) Life Science
3 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.37%) NHS
4 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.18%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.18%) PMI
5 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.59%) Economics
6 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Statistics
6 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.78%) Windows
2 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.60%) Business Analysis
2 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.38%) User Stories
5 23 (13.61%) Project Management
6 21 (12.43%) Scrum
7 20 (11.83%) Process Improvement
8 19 (11.24%) Use Case
9 18 (10.65%) Change Management
9 18 (10.65%) Migration
10 16 (9.47%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (8.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 14 (8.28%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.10%) CRM
14 11 (6.51%) ITIL
15 10 (5.92%) Business Process Improvement
15 10 (5.92%) E-Commerce
15 10 (5.92%) SDLC
16 9 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.18%) VBA
3 1 (0.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (2.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) ISEB
2 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (8.88%) SAP
2 5 (2.96%) ServiceNow
3 4 (2.37%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle
4 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.18%) Citrix
5 2 (1.18%) Tableau
5 2 (1.18%) Wyse
6 1 (0.59%) Adobe
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco
6 1 (0.59%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) Siebel
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