Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 24 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 2.34% 4.31% 9.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 4.39% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Salford median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +12.73%
10th Percentile £332 £363 £316
90th Percentile £400 £475 £462
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salford median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £38.12 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford. 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
Salford
Contract vacancies in Salford with a recognized job title 120 114 72
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 98.28% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 50
Salford median daily rate £425 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +16.20% +5.19%
10th Percentile £221 £220 £200
90th Percentile £582 £595 £488
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Salford median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.78% +40.48%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.89 £12.45
90th Percentile £31.50 £19.19 £19.25
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

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 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ETL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Stewardship
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality