The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.34% 17.45% 29.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.54% 18.91% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 39 65
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £344 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 275 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.66% 92.28% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 202 189
Average daily rate £450 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Business Analyst
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Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Canary Wharf region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) Retail
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Middleware
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) E-Discovery
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Document Management
7 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
7 2 (7.41%) B2B
7 2 (7.41%) MS Project
7 2 (7.41%) BPR
7 2 (7.41%) ERP
7 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.41%) PMP
7 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Equities
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (11.11%) E-Discovery
5 2 (7.41%) Document Management
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) B2B
5 2 (7.41%) BPR
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) IBM
1 1 (3.70%) Murex
1 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow