The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 31 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.07% 12.19% 10.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 12.58% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 28
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£400 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £422
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 £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 310 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.22% 96.88% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 211 155
Average daily rate £349 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 63
Average hourly rate £22.75 £11.75 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.61% -16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £16.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) User Stories
3 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Retail
5 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
6 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (12.50%) UML
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.50%) JIRA
9 3 (7.50%) ISEB
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.50%) SQL
9 3 (7.50%) Marketing
9 3 (7.50%) FMCG
10 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
10 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Banking
10 2 (5.00%) Content Management
10 2 (5.00%) SAP
10 2 (5.00%) Windows

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (2.50%) SAS
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.50%) OLAP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (32.50%) User Stories
2 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.50%) Validation
4 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) UML
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) ETL
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Content Management
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) WFM
8 1 (2.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CBAP
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) SAP
1 2 (5.00%) Citrix
1 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Informatica