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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 33 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.31% 2.45% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 2.57% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Median daily rate £325 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £33.00 £34.64
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -4.72%
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
317 389 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.48% 95.34% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 192 111
Median daily rate £380 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.45 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 4 £350 +25.56% 3
Bootle 0 1 - -
Southport - 1 £400 -
Wirral - 1 £175 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Use Case
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Case Management
5 3 (12.50%) Records Management
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (8.33%) Banking
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management

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 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Use Case
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Case Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Records Management
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Ariba
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