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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 96 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.39% 27.12% 23.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.27% 29.36% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 76 61
Average daily rate £525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 327 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 92.21% 92.37% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 253 238
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
2 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
3 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 7 (17.50%) Middleware
4 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (15.00%) MS Project
6 5 (12.50%) Banking
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.50%) BPR
6 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 5 (12.50%) VBA
6 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) Market Risk
7 4 (10.00%) Use Case
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) UML
7 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Unified Process
8 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
8 3 (7.50%) RUP
8 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (7.50%) Data Mining

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Project
3 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Front Office
6 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.50%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Equities
2 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
1 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (12.50%) BPR
3 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.00%) Use Case
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Unified Process
5 3 (7.50%) RUP
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Document Management
6 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
1 5 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) IIBA
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
1 1 (2.50%) EMIR
1 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Murex