The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 2 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.77% 2.54% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.52% 2.83% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 106 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.86% 89.83% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 46
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 24
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) WFM
2 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) hybris
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) IIBA
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) WFM
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) IIBA
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft