The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 3 months to 23 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 8.77% 6.76% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 7.04% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £388 £388 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +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 Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 51 71 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 89.47% 95.95% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 40
Median daily rate £375 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +26.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £17.77 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.67% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Gatwick

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Gatwick

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Gatwick

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gatwick region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) SWOT Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) BPMN
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) BPMN
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (42.86%) SWOT Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com