The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / West Sussex
Rank 33 35 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.11% 4.64% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 4.82% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 18
Median daily rate £414 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.43% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £363 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £433 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 560 499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.45% 96.22% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 341 309
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +18 7 £415 - 1
East Grinstead -2 5 £409 -0.24%
Worthing +5 3 £413 -2.94%
Gatwick -9 2 £413 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 28 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.05%) ISEB
3 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (15.87%) Finance
5 9 (14.29%) B2B
6 8 (12.70%) MS Office
6 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
7 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 7 (11.11%) SQL
7 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
7 7 (11.11%) User Stories
8 6 (9.52%) Change Management
8 6 (9.52%) Benchmarking
8 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Degree
8 6 (9.52%) JIRA
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.94%) Marketing
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
9 5 (7.94%) CRM
9 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Banking
10 4 (6.35%) Retail
10 4 (6.35%) UML

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
1 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.59%) GIS
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) XML
1 3 (4.76%) XSD
1 3 (4.76%) XSL
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Google Maps API
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.59%) Fintech
3 1 (1.59%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 24 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.29%) B2B
5 7 (11.11%) Scrum
5 7 (11.11%) User Stories
6 6 (9.52%) Benchmarking
6 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.52%) Change Management
6 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.94%) CRM
7 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.35%) Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analytics
8 4 (6.35%) Business Process Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) UML
9 3 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISEB
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Apple
2 4 (6.35%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Tableau
4 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) Ariba
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
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