The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 23 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.22% 2.86% 12.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 3.11% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.38 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+47.91% +7.14%
Business Analyst
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 193 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 96.20% 91.90% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 101 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £162.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Use Case
3 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (12.00%) User Experience
6 3 (12.00%) Product Management
6 3 (12.00%) Social Media
7 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 2 (8.00%) CMS
7 2 (8.00%) BPR
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (8.00%) Local Government
7 2 (8.00%) Legal
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (4.00%) BDD

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.00%) ProtoShare
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Use Case
2 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (20.00%) Workflow
3 5 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (12.00%) Product Management
5 2 (8.00%) BPR
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Human Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Facebook
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Sage
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (4.00%) Twitter