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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.70% 5.19% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 5.41% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 148 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.07% 96.10% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 91
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £100.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
Merseyside

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 11 (52.38%) Retail
2 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Insight
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (9.52%) Law
7 1 (4.76%) Legal
7 1 (4.76%) Data Security
7 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.76%) FMCG
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) MS Office
7 1 (4.76%) RUP
7 1 (4.76%) SOA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
General
1 11 (52.38%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) UML
3 3 (14.29%) Customer Insight
4 2 (9.52%) Use Case
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Data Security
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) RUP
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) BPR
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft