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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.33% 11.63% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.75% 12.35% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 9
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£513 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.33 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -8.10%
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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
400 340 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.56% 94.18% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 263 151
Average daily rate £385 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 56
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 28 (50.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (47.27%) GAMP
3 21 (38.18%) Finance
4 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.55%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (14.55%) Market Research
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.09%) User Stories
11 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
11 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.09%) Scrum
12 4 (7.27%) Project Management
12 4 (7.27%) User Experience
13 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (5.45%) Migration
13 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
13 3 (5.45%) Banking
13 3 (5.45%) JIRA
13 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (5.45%) Life Science
13 3 (5.45%) BPMN
13 3 (5.45%) CRM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 28 (50.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
1 1 (1.82%) SOAP
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Life Science
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) LIMS
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
3 8 (14.55%) Financial Modelling
3 8 (14.55%) Market Research
4 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
4 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.09%) User Stories
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.45%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) BPMN
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) B2B
8 2 (3.64%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL
8 2 (3.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) COBOL
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (47.27%) GAMP
2 1 (1.82%) GxP
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Ariba
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