The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 145 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £371 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% +12.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £336 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £447 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -12 7 £400 -4.47% 1
Cheshire -2 6 £430 +21.98% 3
IT Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Use Case
3 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (14.29%) SaaS
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 3 (14.29%) Taleo
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) BPMN
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.76%) LexisNexis
6 1 (4.76%) User Experience
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Use Case
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) BPMN
4 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) User Stories
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) hybris
1 1 (4.76%) LexisNexis
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
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