The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.49% 3.88% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 4.08% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £403 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £423 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
Business Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 98 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 99.59% 95.15% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 69 47
Average daily rate £400 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Croydon region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Croydon region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) MDX
5 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) OLAP
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) SAS
5 2 (11.11%) SAS EBI
5 2 (11.11%) Data Enrichment
5 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
5 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) OLAP
1 2 (11.11%) SAS EBI
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Enrichment
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Guidewire