The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.01% 9.63% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 9.95% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 19
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £313 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 194 211 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 96.79% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 135 253
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.41 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Southampton

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Southampton

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Southampton

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Office 365
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) EDRMS
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) Content Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Records Management
6 3 (15.79%) Business Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Intranet
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 2 (10.53%) Document Management
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
7 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) ITSM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP cProjects
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Records Management
5 2 (10.53%) Document Management
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
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