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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.95% 6.70% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 7.20% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 13
Average daily rate £395 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £353 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
241 347 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.26% 93.03% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 214 191
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (36.67%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Data Management
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) ISEB
4 5 (16.67%) WFM
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Kronos
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.67%) Confluence
7 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
7 2 (6.67%) QlikView
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Life Science
7 2 (6.67%) Statistics
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
7 2 (6.67%) GIS
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.67%) GIS
1 2 (6.67%) QlikView
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BI
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Life Science
1 2 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (36.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Data Management
3 5 (16.67%) WFM
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Process Management
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Kronos
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
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