The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 132 135 125
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 22 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.79% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.83% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £275 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £605 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
3341 4208 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.30% 95.16% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 2570 1691
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 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 209 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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 +3 11 £403 -10.55%
Manchester -10 5 £450 +63.63% 2
Lancashire +18 4 £478 -11.16%
Merseyside - 1 £650 -
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (59.52%) Business Analysis
2 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (47.62%) Project Management
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (45.24%) Use Case
5 18 (42.86%) UML
5 18 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 18 (42.86%) OO
6 17 (40.48%) Open Source
6 17 (40.48%) Service Design
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Project Management
8 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (28.57%) Apache
9 12 (28.57%) Oracle
9 12 (28.57%) Unix
9 12 (28.57%) Windows
10 11 (26.19%) Linux
10 11 (26.19%) Python
10 11 (26.19%) Java
10 11 (26.19%) JIRA
10 11 (26.19%) IaaS
10 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
10 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (26.19%) Puppet
10 11 (26.19%) SaltStack
11 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Senior 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 12 (28.57%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) IaaS
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) JIRA
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Equities
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Unix
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Business Analysis
2 21 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Project Management
4 19 (45.24%) Use Case
5 18 (42.86%) OO
5 18 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 18 (42.86%) UML
6 17 (40.48%) Open Source
6 17 (40.48%) Service Design
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Project Management
8 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (21.43%) Data Analysis
11 6 (14.29%) SEO
12 5 (11.90%) SFIA
13 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (7.14%) Infographics
14 3 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Bash Shell
1 11 (26.19%) Java
1 11 (26.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) SaltStack
3 4 (9.52%) Dynatrace
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) FNZ