The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Senior Business Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 139 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 6 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.53% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 27
Median daily rate £383 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2771 3574 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.84% 94.80% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 2225 1997
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 194
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 5 £383 -15.00% 3
Cheshire +5 1 - -
Senior Business Analyst
England

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior Business Analyst 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 North West region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Revenue Management
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Contract Management
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (18.18%) Revenue Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft