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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 27 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.86% 6.25% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 6.43% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £425
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 £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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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
307 280 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.31% 97.22% 90.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 185 89
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 33
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.94 £28.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) User Stories
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) GAMP
4 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Windows
7 2 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Retail
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BI
1 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) EDI
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.88%) User Stories
2 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Kanban
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Content Management
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) Information Management
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) Informatica
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
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