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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 24 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.48% 5.08% 7.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 5.66% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
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£465 £425 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +41.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £479 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
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
184 159 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 91.54% 89.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £20.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
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 20 August 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 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) QA
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Pay per click

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos TM1
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) SEO
3 1 (7.14%) Pay per click
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft