The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 35 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.11% 0.40% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.50% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £383
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +18.58% -34.95%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 213 202 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 78.60% 80.80% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 127 116
Median daily rate £425 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -18.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Liverpool

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Case Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Payments Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Payments Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Case Management
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft