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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 29 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 95 96 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.20% 5.30% 9.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 5.57% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 74
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
1735 1725 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 95.20% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1019 751
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bolton - 6 £288 - 1
Salford -7 4 £413 +9.27% 1
Oldham 0 1 £300 -11.11%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (38.50%) Business Analysis
2 69 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (26.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (22.57%) Project Management
5 40 (17.70%) Finance
6 31 (13.72%) Retail
7 28 (12.39%) CRM
8 25 (11.06%) User Stories
9 22 (9.73%) PRINCE2
9 22 (9.73%) Scrum
9 22 (9.73%) Telecoms
10 21 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (8.41%) Use Case
12 18 (7.96%) Banking
13 16 (7.08%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.19%) SDLC
15 13 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (5.75%) UML
16 12 (5.31%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (5.31%) Change Management
16 12 (5.31%) Waterfall
17 11 (4.87%) SAP
17 11 (4.87%) BPR
18 10 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (4.42%) Systems Analysis
18 10 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (4.42%) Analytics
18 10 (4.42%) Business Process Mapping
19 9 (3.98%) Software Delivery

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 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) Apache
2 1 (0.44%) CMS
2 1 (0.44%) Confluence
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.77%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.88%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) Network Security
3 2 (0.88%) Broadband
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.77%) GIS
3 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) QlikView
4 1 (0.44%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 40 (17.70%) Finance
2 31 (13.72%) Retail
3 22 (9.73%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.96%) Banking
5 7 (3.10%) Marketing
6 6 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.21%) Legal
8 4 (1.77%) Local Government
9 3 (1.33%) Back Office
9 3 (1.33%) Billing
9 3 (1.33%) Front Office
10 2 (0.88%) Games
10 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.44%) International Banking
11 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.98%) Web Services
2 6 (2.65%) XML
3 5 (2.21%) .NET
4 4 (1.77%) CSS
4 4 (1.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.44%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.98%) Data Extraction
3 7 (3.10%) NHS
4 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.21%) New Media
6 4 (1.77%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.77%) Life Science
7 3 (1.33%) FMCG
7 3 (1.33%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) Economics
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.77%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Linux
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) Unix
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.50%) Business Analysis
2 69 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (26.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (22.57%) Project Management
5 28 (12.39%) CRM
6 25 (11.06%) User Stories
7 22 (9.73%) PRINCE2
7 22 (9.73%) Scrum
8 19 (8.41%) Use Case
9 16 (7.08%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.19%) SDLC
11 13 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (5.75%) UML
12 12 (5.31%) Change Management
12 12 (5.31%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (5.31%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.87%) BPR
14 10 (4.42%) Analytics
14 10 (4.42%) Business Process Mapping
14 10 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.10%) SQL
2 5 (2.21%) Java
2 5 (2.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.77%) PHP
3 4 (1.77%) VBA
4 2 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.44%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.65%) ISEB
2 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.88%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.10%) AIFMD
1 7 (3.10%) UCITS
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.44%) Puppet
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (4.87%) SAP
2 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.65%) IBM
4 4 (1.77%) hybris
4 4 (1.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.77%) Oracle
5 2 (0.88%) Citrix
5 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.88%) Wyse
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco
6 1 (0.44%) Google
6 1 (0.44%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
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