The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 17 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.17% 5.08% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 5.24% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 16
Median daily rate £325 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.44 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
218 248 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.97% 96.88% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 174 184
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) User Stories
4 11 (21.57%) Finance
5 10 (19.61%) Service Management
5 10 (19.61%) ISEB
5 10 (19.61%) Retail
6 9 (17.65%) Use Case
7 7 (13.73%) BPMN
7 7 (13.73%) Data Management
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
8 6 (11.76%) Windows
8 6 (11.76%) Linux
8 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) JIRA
8 6 (11.76%) Business Transformation
9 5 (9.80%) ArchiMate
9 5 (9.80%) IaaS
9 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) PaaS
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) VMware
9 5 (9.80%) Validation
9 5 (9.80%) SAP
9 5 (9.80%) ITSM
9 5 (9.80%) C

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) IaaS
1 5 (9.80%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) MS Access
1 1 (1.96%) Power BI
1 1 (1.96%) QlikView
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Social Media
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) User Stories
4 10 (19.61%) Service Management
5 9 (17.65%) Use Case
6 7 (13.73%) BPMN
6 7 (13.73%) Data Management
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 6 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) ArchiMate
8 5 (9.80%) ITSM
8 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Scrum
8 5 (9.80%) Validation
9 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.84%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) C
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ISEB
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) AAT
4 1 (1.96%) ACCA
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) SAP
1 5 (9.80%) VMware
2 4 (7.84%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.96%) BMC
3 1 (1.96%) CA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau