Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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.

Agile Business Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 128 117
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 12 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.39% 0.22% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.24% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 34
Manchester median daily rate £388 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.56% +3.23%
10th Percentile £338 £378 £338
90th Percentile £419 £424 £521
North West median daily rate £450 £406 £406
% change year-on-year +10.77% - +17.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,907 2,527 3,439
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 94.40% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,849 1,513 1,996
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 87 73
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -1.34% +13.27%
10th Percentile £11.52 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.75 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.11% -8.10% +13.07%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in Manchester

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in Manchester

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Agile Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Prism
4 3 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Kanban
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Blue Prism