Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 77 101 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.70% 9.03% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.96% 9.43% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 31
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
90th Percentile £480 £501 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £30.19 £26.50
% change year-on-year -7.25% +13.92% -22.06%

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 967 1,071 1,142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 95.80% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 614 758
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £275 £251
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 46
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +100.00% +4.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.18 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -11 18 £455 -4.21%
Crawley -7 15 £400 +4.92%
Horsham - 13 £400 -
Gatwick -8 10 £408 +8.67%
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West Sussex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (41.56%) Business Analysis
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (23.38%) Scrum
5 16 (20.78%) User Stories
5 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (16.88%) Finance
7 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (15.58%) Analytics
7 12 (15.58%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.99%) Project Management
9 10 (12.99%) Big Data
9 10 (12.99%) Analytical Thinking
9 10 (12.99%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (10.39%) Process Management
10 8 (10.39%) C
11 7 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (9.09%) VBA
11 7 (9.09%) SAP
11 7 (9.09%) SOA
11 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
11 7 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (9.09%) Tableau
11 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (9.09%) Use Case
11 7 (9.09%) Visualisation

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 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (2.60%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (1.30%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.30%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (12.99%) Big Data
3 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.30%) MS Access
5 1 (1.30%) QlikView
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Android
1 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Business Analysis
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (23.38%) Scrum
5 16 (20.78%) User Stories
6 12 (15.58%) Acceptance Criteria
6 12 (15.58%) Analytics
7 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.99%) Analytical Thinking
8 10 (12.99%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
9 8 (10.39%) Process Management
10 7 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (9.09%) SOA
10 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (9.09%) Use Case
10 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
11 6 (7.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) C
2 7 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
1 3 (3.90%) ISEB
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) GDPR
2 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) SAP
1 7 (9.09%) Tableau
2 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) OpenText
3 2 (2.60%) Pega
3 2 (2.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Demandware
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Kronos
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle