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 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.75% 11.01% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.39% 11.75% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 8
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£525 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
Business Analyst
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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
379 315 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.33% 93.75% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 225 88
Average daily rate £375 £320 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 2015, 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 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (41.30%) GAMP
3 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.04%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (13.04%) Market Research
7 6 (13.04%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) User Stories
8 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Banking
10 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
10 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
10 3 (6.52%) User Experience
11 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
11 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
11 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (4.35%) BPMN
11 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 19 (41.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
3 6 (13.04%) Financial Modelling
3 6 (13.04%) Market Research
4 5 (10.87%) User Stories
4 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) ETL
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) B2B
7 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.35%) BPMN
7 2 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) COBOL
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) GAMP
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) Ariba
3 1 (2.17%) Informatica
3 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
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