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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 98 79 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.27% 4.86% 8.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 5.10% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 59
Median daily rate £375 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.65%
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
1770 1548 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 95.26% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 928 666
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 65
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.80 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 4 £288 - 1
Salford -6 2 £450 +38.46%
Stockport -13 2 £226 +15.64% 2
Oldham -2 1 £300 +2.56%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 78 (33.48%) Business Analysis
2 70 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (22.32%) Project Management
5 47 (20.17%) Finance
6 29 (12.45%) Retail
7 26 (11.16%) CRM
8 25 (10.73%) Telecoms
9 23 (9.87%) PRINCE2
10 22 (9.44%) User Stories
11 19 (8.15%) Scrum
12 18 (7.73%) Banking
13 17 (7.30%) UML
13 17 (7.30%) SDLC
14 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (6.44%) Use Case
16 13 (5.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (5.15%) Waterfall
18 11 (4.72%) BPMN
18 11 (4.72%) Data Analysis
18 11 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
18 11 (4.72%) BPR
19 10 (4.29%) E-Commerce
19 10 (4.29%) SAP
19 10 (4.29%) Change Management
19 10 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (4.29%) BDD
20 9 (3.86%) Kanban
20 9 (3.86%) Data Extraction
20 9 (3.86%) Migration

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 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Apache
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.72%) SAP hybris
3 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.86%) 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
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.00%) Internet
2 5 (2.15%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.72%) GIS
3 3 (1.29%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 47 (20.17%) Finance
2 29 (12.45%) Retail
3 25 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.73%) Banking
5 8 (3.43%) Marketing
6 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.15%) Legal
8 4 (1.72%) Local Government
9 3 (1.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.86%) Front Office
10 2 (0.86%) Games
10 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.86%) Web Services
2 6 (2.58%) .NET
3 4 (1.72%) XML
4 2 (0.86%) 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 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.86%) Data Extraction
3 6 (2.58%) NHS
4 5 (2.15%) Life Science
4 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.15%) User Experience
5 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) Linux
2 1 (0.43%) Unix
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.48%) Business Analysis
2 70 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (28.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (22.32%) Project Management
5 26 (11.16%) CRM
6 23 (9.87%) PRINCE2
7 22 (9.44%) User Stories
8 19 (8.15%) Scrum
9 17 (7.30%) SDLC
9 17 (7.30%) UML
10 15 (6.44%) Use Case
11 13 (5.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (5.15%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.72%) BPMN
13 11 (4.72%) BPR
13 11 (4.72%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (4.29%) Change Management
14 10 (4.29%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.15%) Java
1 5 (2.15%) JavaScript
1 5 (2.15%) SQL
2 4 (1.72%) PHP
3 3 (1.29%) VBA
4 2 (0.86%) Python
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C++
5 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.86%) ISEB
2 2 (0.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) AIFMD
1 7 (3.00%) UCITS
2 6 (2.58%) 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%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (4.29%) SAP
2 7 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.58%) IBM
3 6 (2.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.58%) Oracle
4 5 (2.15%) hybris
5 2 (0.86%) Citrix
5 2 (0.86%) Siebel
5 2 (0.86%) Wyse
6 1 (0.43%) Capita
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco
6 1 (0.43%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £360 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago