Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 48 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.04% 1.55% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.99% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 18
Merseyside median daily rate £450 £490 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +18.79% +22.22%
10th Percentile £405 £313 £271
90th Percentile £485 £579 £566
North West median daily rate £418 £388 £368
% change year-on-year +7.74% +5.44% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £49.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -28.57% +12.83% -6.60%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 407 453 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 84.44% 78.10% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 283 317
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £187
90th Percentile £538 £513 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.47 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £18.87 £30.76 £97.58
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -30.16% +80.00%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -6 4 £450 - 2
Business Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (20.00%) MiFID
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sage