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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 21 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 121 127 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.38% 9.61% 6.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 10.11% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 79 62
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
1758 1256 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.67% 95.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 751 584
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 91
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oldham +1 3 £338 +68.75%
Salford +4 2 £378 +16.15%
Stockport - 1 £195 -
Wigan - 1 £375 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 87 (43.28%) Finance
2 63 (31.34%) Business Analysis
3 46 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.92%) Banking
6 32 (15.92%) Retail
7 21 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.95%) SQL
9 18 (8.96%) Telecoms
9 18 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (8.46%) Risk Management
11 16 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (7.46%) Target Operating Model
12 15 (7.46%) User Stories
12 15 (7.46%) Requirements Management
12 15 (7.46%) Use Case
12 15 (7.46%) Scrum
12 15 (7.46%) Oracle
13 14 (6.97%) ISEB
14 12 (5.97%) BPR
14 12 (5.97%) Project Management
14 12 (5.97%) MS Visio
14 12 (5.97%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (5.47%) UML
15 11 (5.47%) Migration
16 10 (4.98%) Data Analysis
16 10 (4.98%) Software Delivery
17 9 (4.48%) Retail Banking
17 9 (4.48%) BDD

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Project
5 2 (1.00%) MS Office
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.00%) SAP Business One
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.50%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) ATM
1 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.49%) QlikView
4 4 (1.99%) MS Access
5 3 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.50%) OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Redmine
General
1 87 (43.28%) Finance
2 34 (16.92%) Banking
3 32 (15.92%) Retail
4 18 (8.96%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.48%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.98%) Marketing
7 7 (3.48%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.99%) Electronics
9 4 (1.99%) Billing
10 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.49%) Local Government
11 2 (1.00%) Legal
11 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.00%) Advertising
12 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.50%) Law
12 1 (0.50%) Back Office
12 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) Gherkin
2 3 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.99%) DTV
3 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.99%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.49%) NHS
4 3 (1.49%) User Experience
5 2 (1.00%) Statistics
6 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.50%) FMCG
6 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.50%) Derivative
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.50%) New Media
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.34%) Business Analysis
2 46 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (8.46%) Risk Management
7 15 (7.46%) Scrum
7 15 (7.46%) Requirements Management
7 15 (7.46%) Use Case
7 15 (7.46%) User Stories
7 15 (7.46%) Target Operating Model
8 12 (5.97%) BPR
8 12 (5.97%) Project Management
8 12 (5.97%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.47%) UML
9 11 (5.47%) Migration
10 10 (4.98%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.98%) Software Delivery
11 9 (4.48%) OO
11 9 (4.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.95%) SQL
2 4 (1.99%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.00%) C
4 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (6.97%) ISEB
2 8 (3.98%) Degree
3 3 (1.49%) CCA
4 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.00%) HND
4 2 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ACCA
5 1 (0.50%) CIMA
5 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) IIBA
5 1 (0.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (7.46%) Oracle
2 9 (4.48%) SAP
2 9 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.99%) hybris
4 2 (1.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.00%) Teradata
4 2 (1.00%) Trillium
4 2 (1.00%) IBM
4 2 (1.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.50%) Siebel
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe
5 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.50%) Talend
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 days ago