The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.24% 1.86% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.35% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £428 £218 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.55% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £193 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £366 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.38 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-21.12% +8.23%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 255 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.69% 79.19% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 111
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 6 £430 +9.55% 1
Southport - 1 £375 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Case Management
3 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) International Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Content Strategist
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) FX Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Use Case
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Case Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) RPG
1 1 (7.69%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft