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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.06% 6.93% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 7.28% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 8
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£525 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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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
313 261 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.06% 95.26% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 176 83
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £40.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (33.33%) GAMP
3 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.29%) User Stories
6 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Market Research
8 4 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) JIRA
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Kanban
10 2 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (4.76%) User Experience
10 2 (4.76%) Degree
10 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
10 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) Content Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.38%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SOAP
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) User Stories
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.52%) Market Research
4 4 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Kanban
5 2 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Content Management
5 2 (4.76%) Scrum
5 2 (4.76%) Validation
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) ETL
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) COBOL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) GAMP
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
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