The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / North West
Rank 71 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 65 106 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 2.70% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.35% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 46
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2152 3168 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.07% 80.73% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1930 1441
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 110 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.86 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -6 35 £363 - 14
Cheshire +12 14 £413 +1.53% 3
Lancashire +7 6 £315 -10.00% 6
Merseyside -5 5 £425 +88.88% 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.90%) Finance
3 43 (24.16%) Project Management
4 33 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (16.85%) Use Case
6 24 (13.48%) UML
7 20 (11.24%) Open Source
7 20 (11.24%) Waterfall
8 19 (10.67%) Scrum
8 19 (10.67%) Banking
9 18 (10.11%) PRINCE2
10 17 (9.55%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (9.55%) OO
10 17 (9.55%) User Stories
10 17 (9.55%) Service Design
11 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (8.99%) Process Improvement
12 15 (8.43%) Agile Project Management
12 15 (8.43%) Microsoft
12 15 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (7.87%) Oracle
14 13 (7.30%) Marketing
15 12 (6.74%) SDLC
15 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
15 12 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
16 11 (6.18%) ITIL
16 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
16 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
17 10 (5.62%) Degree

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (2.81%) Apache
2 4 (2.25%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.12%) MS Office
6 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.56%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) Network Security
2 1 (0.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.25%) Big Data
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.56%) DB2
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) MS Access
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 55 (30.90%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Banking
3 13 (7.30%) Marketing
4 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.49%) Retail
6 6 (3.37%) Advertising
6 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.25%) Legal
7 4 (2.25%) Local Government
8 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.12%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (1.12%) Front Office
9 2 (1.12%) International Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (70.79%) Analyst
2 119 (66.85%) Business Analyst
3 17 (9.55%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (7.30%) Architect
4 13 (7.30%) Digital Analyst
4 13 (7.30%) Digital Business Analyst
4 13 (7.30%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (6.74%) Senior Business Analyst
6 11 (6.18%) Project Analyst
7 9 (5.06%) Business Manager
7 9 (5.06%) Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Consultant
9 7 (3.93%) Business IT Analyst
9 7 (3.93%) IT Analyst
9 7 (3.93%) IT Business Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Finance Business Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) Web Services
2 4 (2.25%) .NET
2 4 (2.25%) XML
3 3 (1.69%) CSS
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 3 (1.69%) MDX
4 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.56%) REST
4 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.81%) NHS
5 4 (2.25%) New Media
5 4 (2.25%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.69%) Social Media
6 3 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.06%) Windows
2 7 (3.93%) Unix
3 6 (3.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) OS/400
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.16%) Project Management
3 33 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (16.85%) Use Case
5 24 (13.48%) UML
6 20 (11.24%) Open Source
6 20 (11.24%) Waterfall
7 19 (10.67%) Scrum
8 18 (10.11%) PRINCE2
9 17 (9.55%) OO
9 17 (9.55%) OOA/OOD
9 17 (9.55%) Service Design
9 17 (9.55%) User Stories
10 16 (8.99%) Process Improvement
11 15 (8.43%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (6.74%) SDLC
13 11 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.18%) ITIL
14 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.62%) SQL
2 7 (3.93%) Java
2 7 (3.93%) Python
3 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) ABAP
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) RPG
6 1 (0.56%) RPG IV
6 1 (0.56%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) VB6
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) Degree
1 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) ISEB
4 5 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.12%) IIBA
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CBAP
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) COSHH
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle
3 9 (5.06%) SAP
4 5 (2.81%) SaltStack
4 5 (2.81%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.12%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix
6 1 (0.56%) Cognos
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Saba
6 1 (0.56%) Sage
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Wyse
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