Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 10 31
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 9 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.90% 9.84% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 10.45% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 38 27
Southampton median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £354 £309
90th Percentile £458 £516 £530
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate - - £25.44
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.00 £60.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year -63.33% +135.85% -25.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 443 469 678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.66% 94.18% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 327 460
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £507
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -4.31%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 20 November 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 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) OpenText
3 1 (11.11%) InDesign
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) GAMP
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (11.11%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) hybris
1 1 (11.11%) OpenText