The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 18 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.29% 10.17% 25.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.29% 11.69% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 69
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £331 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 154 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 93.41% 87.01% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 92 237
Average daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Retail
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) UML
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Flash Games
7 3 (12.50%) BPMN
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Games
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Shockwave
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (4.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Games
5 2 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (8.33%) Front Office
5 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (4.17%) French Language
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) Flash
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) XBRL
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Flash Games
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Use Case
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) UML
6 3 (12.50%) BPMN
6 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) VCP4
2 1 (4.17%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Basel III
1 1 (4.17%) COREP
1 1 (4.17%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Avaloq
3 1 (4.17%) OpenLink
3 1 (4.17%) Business Objects