Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 11 December 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 27 13
Rank change year-on-year -33 -14 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 43 76 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.71% 7.23% 10.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 7.50% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 87
West Sussex median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £355 £363 £313
90th Percentile £498 £486 £511
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - £51.50
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £28.00 £30.19
% change year-on-year +43.75% -7.25% +2.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,115 1,014 1,149
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.48% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 596 656
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £252 £218 £262
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 62 57
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in West Sussex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in West Sussex

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in West Sussex over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in West Sussex

Business Analyst
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 Analyst in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in West Sussex

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 11 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 -16 15 £378 -18.90%
Crawley -3 8 £410 +2.50% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £390 -
Chichester -2 1 £413 +26.92%
Horsham -13 1 - - 1
Gatwick -14 1 - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £500 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Sussex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) SDLC
3 18 (41.86%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (39.53%) Workshop Facilitation
4 17 (39.53%) JIRA
5 16 (37.21%) Data Modelling
6 15 (34.88%) Data Analysis
6 15 (34.88%) Systems Analysis
6 15 (34.88%) Confluence
7 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
8 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.26%) User Stories
10 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
11 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.28%) Project Management
12 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.95%) SQL
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
13 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (11.63%) Statistical Analysis
13 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
13 5 (11.63%) Scrum
13 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (9.30%) Validation
14 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
14 4 (9.30%) SAS
14 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 15 (34.88%) Confluence
2 4 (9.30%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) Documentum
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.33%) Mingle
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) SDLC
3 17 (39.53%) Workshop Facilitation
4 16 (37.21%) Data Modelling
5 15 (34.88%) Data Analysis
5 15 (34.88%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.26%) User Stories
8 8 (18.60%) Business Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
10 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) Statistical Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Data Munging
11 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
11 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) GAMP
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) SAP
1 2 (4.65%) Tableau
2 1 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (2.33%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) Pega
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com