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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 6 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 14.06% 9.24% 17.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.44% 10.48% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £388 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £638 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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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
187 105 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 97.40% 88.24% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 49 190
Average daily rate £475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.75 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) Banking
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) UML
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.28%) Use Case
6 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
6 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
7 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) Adobe
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
7 5 (11.63%) BPMN
7 5 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
7 5 (11.63%) JIRA
8 4 (9.30%) Web Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) Web Development
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 4 (9.30%) JSON
8 4 (9.30%) Wealth Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.98%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.30%) MS Office
4 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Google Analytics
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) PBX
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Rational Rose
3 2 (4.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 29 (67.44%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Ajax
1 4 (9.30%) JSON
1 4 (9.30%) jQuery
1 4 (9.30%) HTML5
1 4 (9.30%) CSS3
1 4 (9.30%) PhoneGap
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.98%) Market Risk
2 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.98%) Derivative
3 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Handset
4 1 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) Migration
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) UML
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Use Case
5 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) BPMN
7 4 (9.30%) Web Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.30%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Blue Prism
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) Avaloq
4 1 (2.33%) Murex
4 1 (2.33%) Calypso
4 1 (2.33%) Fidessa