The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Analyst
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.06% 1.48% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 1.52% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £451 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £484 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

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 161 263 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.58% 97.41% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 216 88
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 £225 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) User Stories
5 7 (25.00%) Business Transformation
6 6 (21.43%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) iPad
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Data Management
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
9 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) User Experience
9 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (7.14%) Service Design
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Data Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping

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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) User Stories
5 7 (25.00%) Business Transformation
6 6 (21.43%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) Data Management
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) SAP