The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Salford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.13% 10.00% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.13% 10.26% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -14.98%
Job Titles Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
31 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 97.50% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 20
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.33 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Salford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Business Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) New Media
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Social Network
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (20.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (20.00%) Social Network
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft