Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 11 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +46 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 76 132 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.27% 10.30% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 10.66% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 92 28
West Sussex median daily rate £398 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £312
90th Percentile £475 £518 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £51.50 -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £39.44 £29.50
% change year-on-year -29.00% +33.69% -13.24%

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 1006 1238 1173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.64% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 715 765
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Crawley -10 14 £400 +3.23% 1
Worthing -16 14 £431 -13.80%
Gatwick -2 12 £400 +6.67%
Horsham +7 11 £395 -18.97% 2
Chichester - 1 £325 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 37 (48.68%) Business Analysis
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (19.74%) User Stories
5 15 (19.74%) Scrum
5 15 (19.74%) Finance
6 11 (14.47%) Analytical Thinking
6 11 (14.47%) Project Management
7 10 (13.16%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (13.16%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (10.53%) Change Management
8 8 (10.53%) C
8 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.53%) UML
8 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
9 7 (9.21%) Use Case
9 7 (9.21%) SOA
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
9 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.21%) ISEB
9 7 (9.21%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (9.21%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (9.21%) GDPR
10 6 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (7.89%) Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Legal
10 6 (7.89%) Migration
10 6 (7.89%) Process Management

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 (3.95%) Documentum
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Maximo
2 1 (1.32%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Business Analysis
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.74%) Scrum
4 15 (19.74%) User Stories
5 11 (14.47%) Analytical Thinking
5 11 (14.47%) Project Management
6 10 (13.16%) Acceptance Criteria
6 10 (13.16%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (10.53%) Change Management
7 8 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 8 (10.53%) UML
8 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.21%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (9.21%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (9.21%) SOA
8 7 (9.21%) Use Case
9 6 (7.89%) Analytics
9 6 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) C
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) ISEB
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) IIBA
2 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) OpenText
5 2 (2.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Demandware
6 1 (1.32%) Kronos
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau