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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 5 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.90% 5.44% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.12% 5.59% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 9
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £449 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
Business Analyst
Hampshire

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
205 322 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.93% 97.28% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 220 246
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -38.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) Retail
4 10 (19.23%) User Stories
5 9 (17.31%) Use Case
5 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
6 8 (15.38%) Data Management
7 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
8 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) ISEB
8 6 (11.54%) Document Management
8 6 (11.54%) BPMN
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Information Management
9 5 (9.62%) EDRMS
9 5 (9.62%) SAP
9 5 (9.62%) Finance
9 5 (9.62%) ArchiMate
9 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
9 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture
9 5 (9.62%) BDD
10 4 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (7.69%) ITSM
10 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.69%) ITIL

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 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Power BI
2 1 (1.92%) QlikView
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) User Stories
4 9 (17.31%) Use Case
5 8 (15.38%) Data Management
6 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.54%) BPMN
7 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 6 (11.54%) Document Management
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) ArchiMate
8 5 (9.62%) BDD
8 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture
8 5 (9.62%) Information Management
8 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL
9 4 (7.69%) ITSM
9 4 (7.69%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ISEB
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) SAP
2 3 (5.77%) Rally
3 1 (1.92%) ATG
3 1 (1.92%) Tableau
3 1 (1.92%) VMware