The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.12% 2.70% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.65% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £328 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £498 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +19.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 274 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.41% 74.05% 65.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 207 115
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Life Science
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Local Government
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft