Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 22 11
Rank change year-on-year -30 -11 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 45 85 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.09% 7.97% 10.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 8.34% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 63 90
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £316 £325 £312
90th Percentile £472 £475 £521
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 - £51.50
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £33.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year +10.45% +22.37% -21.22%

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 1,059 1,019 1,405
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.59% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 638 839
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.49% +11.02%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £260
90th Percentile £548 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 49
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% +16.67% +87.50%
10th Percentile £15.32 £13.00 £11.51
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.45
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +14.29%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -5 15 £408 -5.45% 1
Crawley +2 4 £395 -1.25%
Horsham -9 4 £330 -12.00% 2
Gatwick -15 1 £400 -
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 21 September 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 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Data Modelling
2 14 (31.11%) JIRA
3 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
3 13 (28.89%) Business Analysis
4 12 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (26.67%) Confluence
4 12 (26.67%) SDLC
5 11 (24.44%) User Stories
5 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 9 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (15.56%) Open Source
8 7 (15.56%) User Experience
8 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.11%) Migration
10 5 (11.11%) Content Management
10 5 (11.11%) Document Management
10 5 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) Use Case
10 5 (11.11%) Data Migration

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 12 (26.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.22%) OpenText Process Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Data Modelling
3 13 (28.89%) Business Analysis
3 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
4 12 (26.67%) SDLC
4 12 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) User Stories
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) Open Source
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (11.11%) Content Management
9 5 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Document Management
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) Pega
2 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (2.22%) OneTrust
2 1 (2.22%) OpenText
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Tableau