The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.29% 6.18% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 6.63% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 10
Median daily rate £500 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
287 332 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.41% 93.26% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 161 154
Median daily rate £370 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Median hourly rate £20.55 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 9 £500 +17.64% 3
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) MiFID
4 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Equities
5 3 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Derivative
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) Case Management
7 1 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) ISEB
7 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) International Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Equities
2 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) FMCG
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Case Management
4 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) MiFID
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP