Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Business Analyst
South London > Croydon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 52 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.71% 4.32% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 4.64% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 10
Croydon median daily rate £428 £385 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -7.78% -2.34%
10th Percentile £363 £303 £324
90th Percentile £700 £503 £460
South London median daily rate £450 £385 £413
% change year-on-year +16.88% -6.67% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 833 496 325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 93.23% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 311 208
Croydon median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £311
90th Percentile £650 £563 £525
South London median daily rate £491 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +15.59% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +37.60%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £20.85 £18.00
% change year-on-year +98.63% +15.83% +12.50%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Croydon

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Croydon

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Croydon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Croydon

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Croydon

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (31.71%) User Stories
4 13 (31.71%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) QA
6 8 (19.51%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (14.63%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (12.20%) Operations Research
9 5 (12.20%) JIRA
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
10 4 (9.76%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
10 4 (9.76%) DevOps
10 4 (9.76%) Requirements Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.76%) BDD
10 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.76%) Progress
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) Confluence
1 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MS Access
1 2 (4.88%) Power BI
1 2 (4.88%) SAS EBI
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.32%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) User Stories
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
3 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (12.20%) Operations Research
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (7.32%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) VBA
2 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Progress
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow