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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.46% 4.82% 15.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 5.26% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
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£418 £428 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £418 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £549 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.60% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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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
170 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 92.90% 91.57% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 60 64
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £606 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.78 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.90% +7.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
3 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 3 (15.79%) User Stories
8 3 (15.79%) Guidewire
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Use Case
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
9 2 (10.53%) Web Services
9 2 (10.53%) RAD
9 2 (10.53%) RUP
10 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.26%) SharePoint

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
3 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Analytics
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 2 (10.53%) RAD
8 2 (10.53%) RUP
8 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) Use Case
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Guidewire