The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Business Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Manager
Rank 83 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 18 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.70% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £375 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.39 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+16.05% -21.01%
Business Manager
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
1688 1426 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.51% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 840 646
Median daily rate £380 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 62
Median hourly rate £12.58 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Business Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Business Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Manager across the Manchester region.

Business Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Business Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Manager across the Manchester region.

Business Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Business Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) AIFMD
4 7 (24.14%) UCITS
5 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Retail
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Banking
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.90%) QA
9 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) SAP
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.45%) ERP
10 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.45%) B2B
10 1 (3.45%) B2C
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (3.45%) BPR

Business Manager 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP hybris
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 4G
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) International Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile Games
1 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
8 1 (3.45%) Cost Transparency
8 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
8 1 (3.45%) SDLC
8 1 (3.45%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Use Case
8 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) AIFMD
1 7 (24.14%) UCITS
2 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com