The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.13% 10.16% 9.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.70% 10.38% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 23
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
Business Analyst
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 183 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.50% 97.86% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 101 135
Average daily rate £275 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) QA
2 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) Data Management
4 6 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (19.23%) SAS
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) QlikView
6 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) NHS
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Local Government
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
1 5 (19.23%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (15.38%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Local Government
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Data Management
4 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
8 1 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (3.85%) ITIL
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Informatica
2 1 (3.85%) Teradata
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