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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.84% 6.48% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 6.93% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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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
93 101 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 91.18% 93.52% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 54
Average daily rate £413 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £684 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (6.67%) B2C
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) W3C
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Document Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.67%) User Stories
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) B2C
3 1 (6.67%) SEO
3 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CBAP
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos