The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 19 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.81% 4.80% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.05% 4.96% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

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 248 242 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 96.12% 96.80% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 184 117
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £16.25 £35.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Liverpool

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) MiFID
2 6 (26.09%) Case Management
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Use Case
5 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) Banking
6 2 (8.70%) Equities
6 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Derivative
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Orchard Housing
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) International Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Case Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Swim Lanes
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) MiFID
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
3 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Orchard
2 1 (4.35%) SAP