The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 26 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.47% 2.01% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.56% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £344 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £420 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 135 117 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 83.33% 78.52% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 53
Median daily rate £415 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +29.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Portsmouth

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Portsmouth

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Portsmouth

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) BPMN
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) COBOL
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
5 1 (9.09%) JCL
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Publishing
5 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
1 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Business Analyst
2 9 (81.82%) Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Writer
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
1 1 (9.09%) Vector Graphics
1 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) BPMN
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Swim Lanes
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) COBOL
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM