Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.76% 4.04% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 4.19% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 17
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £325 £308
90th Percentile £648 £475 £650
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
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 361 430 455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 96.63% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 287 270
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £183 £219
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £378 £391 £370
% change year-on-year -3.51% +5.74% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 24
Liverpool median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -9.34% -4.40%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.81 £18.87 £23.93
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.13 £13.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year +16.35% -9.34% -4.40%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018, 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 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) BPMN
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (16.67%) PMO
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (11.11%) GDPR
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Automotive
6 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (16.67%) BPMN
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PMO
2 2 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
2 1 (5.56%) Misys
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) SAP