The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 25 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.19% 5.96% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 6.34% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £505 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
401 205 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.26% 94.04% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 113 126
Average daily rate £313 £356 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.25 £29.50 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -10 13 £279 -40.05% 4
Bootle - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) BPMN
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) MS Office
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.00%) JCL
5 1 (4.00%) BPR
5 1 (4.00%) ACCA
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) JMS
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
1 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) BPMN
3 3 (12.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) BPR
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) SEO
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) JCL
2 1 (4.00%) Scala
2 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ACCA
2 1 (4.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix
1 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (4.00%) Teradata
1 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 - £500+ per day
Posted: 27 days ago