The median contractor rate for a Business Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Manager
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 18 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Manager 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.39% - 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £513 - £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.45 £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -38.87% -19.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 71 90 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.61% 100.00% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 118
Median daily rate £388 £358 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Business Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Manager in Halifax

Business Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Manager in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Manager in Halifax

Business Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Business Manager 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 Halifax region featuring Business Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

Business Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree