The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had IT Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 139 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.22% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.23% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £438 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - £34.00
IT Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3306 4265 2993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.48% 95.20% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2600 1698
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 212 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title.

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IT Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT Business Analyst
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 IT Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Cheshire +8 7 £475 - 1
Manchester -2 6 £425 +36.00% 1
Lancashire - 1 £415 - 1
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT 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 North West region featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 6 (25.00%) Use Case
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.83%) User Stories
4 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
5 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (16.67%) Saba
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (16.67%) Service Design
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Data Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
1 2 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Use Case
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Requirements Management
4 5 (20.83%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Service Design
5 4 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Saba
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) SaltStack