Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 44 40
Rank change year-on-year -40 -4 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.66% 4.80% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 5.29% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 49
West Sussex median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £304
90th Percentile £453 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £31.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.12 £22.40
% change year-on-year +59.24% +12.13% -32.11%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,032 945 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.97% 90.78% 88.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 560 596
West Sussex median daily rate £429 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £255 £263
90th Percentile £571 £569 £549
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 40
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +32.14% +17.65%
10th Percentile £11.34 £24.02 £19.04
90th Percentile £52.38 £50.63 £50.23
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in West Sussex

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in West Sussex

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in West Sussex

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Worthing -30 5 £425 -13.92% 2
Crawley -3 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Gatwick -8 3 £475 +21.79% 1
East Grinstead 0 2 £405 -5.48%
Horsham -5 1 - - 1
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) Confluence
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (26.32%) BPMN
5 5 (26.32%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
6 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Documentum
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Mingle
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) CTI
1 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Reinsurance
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (26.32%) BPMN
2 5 (26.32%) Coaching
2 5 (26.32%) User Stories
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.79%) PMP
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Pega
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau