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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 23 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.10% 7.03% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 7.47% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £600
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 £32.00 £31.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.78% -0.78%
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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
341 308 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.88% 94.19% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 221 167
Average daily rate £363 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 8 52
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £56.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (33.33%) GAMP
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
6 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (17.46%) User Stories
8 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.70%) Scrum
9 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
9 7 (11.11%) Market Research
10 6 (9.52%) Degree
10 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.94%) JIRA
11 5 (7.94%) Migration
11 5 (7.94%) Workflow
12 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
12 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
12 4 (6.35%) User Experience
12 4 (6.35%) Wealth Management
13 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Life Science

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (1.59%) CMS
1 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) JIRA
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Front Office
4 3 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) SOAP
1 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Life Science
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) LIMS
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 11 (17.46%) User Stories
3 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (12.70%) Scrum
4 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (11.11%) Market Research
5 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.94%) Workflow
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Wealth Management
7 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.76%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.59%) COBOL
2 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.33%) GAMP
2 1 (1.59%) GxP
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) Ariba
2 1 (1.59%) SAP