The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
London / Croydon
Rank 16 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 13 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.39% 6.14% 16.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 6.30% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 16
Median daily rate £450 £348 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.49% -10.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171 270 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.16% 97.47% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 225 89
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Croydon

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Croydon

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Croydon

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Croydon region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) User Stories
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (14.00%) Business Transformation
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) iPad
7 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (10.00%) Java
8 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Retail
8 5 (10.00%) Degree
8 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (10.00%) QA
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (8.00%) JIRA
9 4 (8.00%) Finance
9 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 4 (8.00%) XML

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Confluence
1 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
3 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
1 4 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) iPad
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) User Stories
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) Business Transformation
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (6.00%) Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) BDD
10 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Data Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) Data Management
10 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Corosync
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.00%) Pacemaker
1 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.00%) Retalix
5 1 (2.00%) Retek
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow