The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.38% 1.54% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 1.63% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £350 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +35.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £248 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 263 245 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 95.99% 94.59% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 133 145
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £24.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Liverpool

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Liverpool

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Liverpool region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Case Management
5 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
5 5 (18.52%) CRM
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 3 (11.11%) GDPR
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
8 2 (7.41%) MiFID
8 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Orchard Housing
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Case Management
4 5 (18.52%) CRM
4 5 (18.52%) Workflow
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) KYC
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) GDPR
2 2 (7.41%) MiFID
3 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Orchard