The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 27 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 26 18
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.96% 7.00% 6.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 7.42% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Median daily rate £440 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.27% +21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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 194 229 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.57% 94.24% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 160 87
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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 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 27 June 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Legal
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
6 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) iPad
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Linux

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Economy
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes