Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 133 135
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 23 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 0.21% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.22% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 18
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -8.79% -14.72%
10th Percentile £303 £334 £344
90th Percentile £438 £408 £438
North West median daily rate £375 £406 £384
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.86% -9.71%
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 3,010 2,760 3,245
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 95.37% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,911 1,769 2,071
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £240 £231
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 115 77
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +18.17% -7.81%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.35 £10.25
90th Percentile £34.75 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.21 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.94% +14.29% -10.26%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in Manchester

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 - -
Agile Business Analyst
North West

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) User Stories
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.04%) User Experience
7 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
8 2 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) ISEB
8 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Law
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Service Design
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Pega
8 2 (8.70%) JIRA
8 2 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Kanban
9 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (4.35%) SDLC

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (30.43%) User Stories
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Service Design
8 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Pega
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft