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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 3.23% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 3.88% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £425 £225 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £198 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £301 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

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
198 258 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 76.74% 83.23% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 146 95
Median daily rate £478 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £503 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £32.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £71.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend 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 17 January 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 3 £425 +41.66% 4
Southport - 1 £375 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) International Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) RPG IV

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) International Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Content Strategist
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) FX Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) OS/400
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) RPG
1 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft