The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Liverpool region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.71% 4.97% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 5.44% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
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£465 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 147 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.29% 91.30% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 87 74
Average daily rate £370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £204 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
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Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Liverpool region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) QA
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Pay per click

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft