Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £386 per day in advertised job vacancies in Liverpool during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.39% 5.19% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 5.36% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 14
Liverpool median daily rate £386 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +10.34% +20.83%
10th Percentile £266 £316 £303
90th Percentile £475 £513 £450
Merseyside median daily rate £385 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% +16.67%
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 358 485 460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 96.81% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 318 281
Liverpool median daily rate £390 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 25
Liverpool median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -11.86%
10th Percentile £12.62 £11.20 £10.20
90th Percentile £22.00 £16.83 £21.77
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.89% -10.17%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 7 (35.00%) Workflow
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) BPMN
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Use Case
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (10.00%) PMO
6 2 (10.00%) GDPR
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Automotive
6 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing

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 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Workflow
2 6 (30.00%) BPMN
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Use Case
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Siebel