The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Business Analysis
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.40% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £391
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +12.03%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 139 248 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.23% 90.84% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 214 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Croydon

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Croydon

Business Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Business Transformation
6 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 4 (22.22%) iPad
6 4 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (16.67%) Data Management
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.11%) Big Data
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) QA
9 1 (5.56%) CMDB

Business Analysis
Co-occurring 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 (5.56%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) Business Transformation
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Data Management
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) Cadence