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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.36% 3.19% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 3.92% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £430 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.40% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £324 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £401 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

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 218 204 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.83% 81.27% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 157 101
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Liverpool over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Case Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) International Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Documentation Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) FX Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Case Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) RPG
1 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft