Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 28 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.51% 4.09% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 4.25% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 22
Liverpool median daily rate £363 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £272 £333 £325
90th Percentile £763 £540 £650
Merseyside median daily rate £365 £400 £500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -20.00% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Liverpool
Contract vacancies in Liverpool with a recognized job title 374 353 399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 96.19% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 247 264
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +2.58% -0.64%
10th Percentile £225 £164 £191
90th Percentile £588 £554 £588
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Liverpool median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.01 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.80 £18.87 £25.06
Merseyside median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75% +6.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

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 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Liverpool

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Liverpool region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) BPMN
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Misys Midas
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) BPMN
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) Misys
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) SAP