Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 34 8
Rank change year-on-year -11 -26 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 7 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.72% 1.56% 11.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 1.62% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 36
Southampton median daily rate £450 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +9.68%
10th Percentile £404 £313 £345
90th Percentile £538 £432 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £63.00 £21.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +200.00% -65.00% +27.66%

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 519 432 414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.92% 96.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 272 284
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £169 £208
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 26
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +48.15% -
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.71 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.09 £19.53
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% - +31.58%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Southampton over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 September 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Retail
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) User Stories
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (16.00%) Big Data
6 4 (16.00%) Tableau
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) CRM
6 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (16.00%) Content Management
6 4 (16.00%) Life Science
7 3 (12.00%) PLM
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) GxP
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (8.00%) Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Database Security
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (8.00%) Back Office
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Life Science
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) User Stories
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (16.00%) Content Management
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) PLM
6 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Data Encryption
7 2 (8.00%) Database Security
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) GxP
2 2 (8.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.00%) Imperva
4 1 (4.00%) JDA
4 1 (4.00%) MapR
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk