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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 21 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.53% 9.50% 31.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% 10.34% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 86
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £341 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £700 £600
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 £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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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
98 203 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.96% 91.86% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 139 213
Average daily rate £450 £485 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) E-Discovery
6 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Front Office
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) PMP
6 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.17%) Business Development
7 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.17%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) FpML
1 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Use Case
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (12.50%) E-Discovery
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) SAP
1 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow