Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 17 August 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.15% 8.14% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 8.38% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 30
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £314 £383 £300
90th Percentile £550 £568 £475
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +15.08% -14.86% +9.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 521 513 594
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 97.16% 97.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 339 373
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +5.34%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £520 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 15
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -22.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.04 £13.10
90th Percentile £20.63 £72.50 £31.97
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in East Sussex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in East Sussex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in East Sussex over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in East Sussex

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in East Sussex

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -15 7 £475 +5.56% 1
Hove +5 6 £500 -4.76%
Lewes - 2 £325 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 East Sussex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 4 (23.53%) Coaching
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (17.65%) ISEB
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) IIBA
7 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.76%) Case Management
8 1 (5.88%) Service Design
8 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (5.88%) Loggly
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.88%) Logentries
8 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (5.88%) QRadar
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Logentries
1 1 (5.88%) Loggly
1 1 (5.88%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 4 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Case Management
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) IIBA
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Graylog
1 1 (5.88%) logstash
1 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Splunk