Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 33 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 68 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.74% 6.75% 7.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 7.00% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 60
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £401 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.43% -2.13% -
10th Percentile £316 £325 £356
90th Percentile £487 £470 £503
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £51.50
South East median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +30.61% +8.89%

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 1,139 971 1,286
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.33% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 595 785
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £280 £228
90th Percentile £550 £538 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 40 41
West Sussex median hourly rate £43.00 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.61% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £49.13 £50.25
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -12.50% +17.65%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +10 13 £425 +3.03% 3
Horsham -2 9 £321 -2.65% 1
Gatwick +4 6 £425 +9.68%
Crawley -5 5 £400 -3.03% 1
East Grinstead +4 2 £370 -10.84%
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) Business Analysis
3 18 (26.47%) Scrum
4 17 (25.00%) Finance
4 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (25.00%) User Stories
5 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
6 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (13.24%) Tableau
7 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.24%) Analytics
7 9 (13.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (13.24%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (11.76%) User Experience
8 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 8 (11.76%) Big Data
8 8 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (11.76%) Data Mining
8 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (11.76%) VBA
8 8 (11.76%) SAP
8 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (11.76%) Project Management
9 7 (10.29%) Web Services
9 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.29%) Use Case
10 6 (8.82%) Collaborative Working

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 5 (7.35%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.94%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (2.94%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Skype
1 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Big Data
1 8 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (11.76%) Data Mining
1 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.76%) User Experience
4 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) Business Analysis
3 18 (26.47%) Scrum
4 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (25.00%) User Stories
5 14 (20.59%) Data Modelling
6 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (13.24%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (13.24%) Analytics
7 9 (13.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.76%) Project Management
8 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 7 (10.29%) Use Case
9 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 6 (8.82%) Open Source
11 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.35%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) VBA
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) IIBA
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.41%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Tableau
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Capita
3 2 (2.94%) OneTrust
3 2 (2.94%) OpenText
3 2 (2.94%) Pega
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft