The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Analyst
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 7
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 1.39% - 8.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 66 45 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 91.67% 97.83% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 17
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £120 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Salford

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Salford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Salford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BPMN
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow