Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Business Analyst
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.93% 3.85% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 4.08% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 27
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +40.00% -28.98%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £245
90th Percentile £475 £650 £443
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £53.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -29.25% +22.04% +61.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 466 564 712
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 94.31% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 334 345
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £193 £213 £163
90th Percentile £550 £518 £533
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £9.32 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £18.87 £25.01 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Merseyside

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 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 +2 18 £400 -20.00% 1
Business Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Merseyside region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 9 (37.50%) GDPR
3 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Data Privacy
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Facilities Management
6 3 (12.50%) MiFID
7 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (4.17%) Document Management
8 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (4.17%) Private Banking
8 1 (4.17%) Marketing
8 1 (4.17%) Retail
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (4.17%) Java
8 1 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.17%) SAP

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 7 (29.17%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.83%) Data Privacy
3 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 3 (12.50%) Facilities Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) Microservices
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) GDPR
2 3 (12.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (4.17%) SAP