Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Business Analysis
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 59 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 84 111 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.85% 3.13% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.73% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 81 74
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £241
90th Percentile £524 £525 £479
North West median daily rate £415 £388 £368
% change year-on-year +7.10% +5.44% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £32.50 -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -22.22% +3.62% -6.60%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Manchester

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Salford +1 1 £400 +6.67% 1
Bolton -2 1 £525 -
Stockport -5 1 £325 -10.34% 2
Rochdale - 1 - -
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 28 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) Finance
4 16 (19.05%) Project Management
4 16 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 14 (16.67%) Migration
5 14 (16.67%) Use Case
5 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (14.29%) Retail
6 12 (14.29%) SQL
7 11 (13.10%) UML
7 11 (13.10%) Scrum
7 11 (13.10%) SDLC
7 11 (13.10%) User Stories
8 10 (11.90%) Banking
8 10 (11.90%) Requirements Management
9 9 (10.71%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.71%) ERD
10 8 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (9.52%) Data Migration
10 8 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.52%) Degree
11 7 (8.33%) ETL
11 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.33%) Kanban
12 6 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (7.14%) Web Development
13 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture

Business Analysis
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.19%) Magento
3 1 (1.19%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.19%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.19%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) DataStage
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.19%) Essbase
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Power BI
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Retail
3 10 (11.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (69.05%) Analyst
2 50 (59.52%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.71%) Digital Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Digital Business Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Project Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Web Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Web Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) Data Modelling
3 16 (19.05%) Project Management
4 14 (16.67%) Migration
4 14 (16.67%) Use Case
5 11 (13.10%) Scrum
5 11 (13.10%) SDLC
5 11 (13.10%) UML
5 11 (13.10%) User Stories
6 10 (11.90%) Requirements Management
7 9 (10.71%) ERD
7 9 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 8 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
8 8 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.33%) ETL
9 7 (8.33%) Kanban
10 6 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.19%) C#
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) ISEB
3 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) IIBA
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) IFRS
2 2 (2.38%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Capita
5 1 (1.19%) Progress