The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 27 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.56% 2.36% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 3.85% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 78 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 71.51% 61.42% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 47 58
Average daily rate £375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £265 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.64 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.62% +63.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Business Analysis
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft