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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 35 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.37% 2.93% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 3.77% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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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
298 265 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.71% 77.71% 63.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 194 121
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Life Science
6 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.00%) Banking
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
2 18 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Life Science
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) User Stories
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft