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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.53% 3.33% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 3.70% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £509 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +25.66% -34.95%  

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 182 216 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 92.86% 90.00% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 147 91
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Economy
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Data Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle