The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 33 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 272 294 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.01% 4.67% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 6.07% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 214 291
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +19.10%
Business Analysis
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4229 4844 4866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.91% 76.96% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 3557 3706
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 51
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 226 (49.02%) Finance
2 159 (34.49%) Banking
3 93 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 86 (18.66%) Investment Banking
5 83 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (17.79%) SQL
7 74 (16.05%) Project Management
8 71 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (10.41%) Microsoft
11 43 (9.33%) Data Analysis
12 42 (9.11%) MS Excel
13 41 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
14 36 (7.81%) MS Visio
14 36 (7.81%) Degree
15 33 (7.16%) Migration
15 33 (7.16%) Retail
16 32 (6.94%) CRM
16 32 (6.94%) SQL Server
17 31 (6.72%) Change Management
18 30 (6.51%) QA
18 30 (6.51%) Front Office
19 28 (6.07%) PRINCE2
19 28 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (5.64%) Service Management
20 26 (5.64%) Windows
20 26 (5.64%) ITIL
20 26 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
20 26 (5.64%) Use Case
21 24 (5.21%) Validation

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.87%) Confluence
3 3 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.65%) Lync
3 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) FileNet
5 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 23 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (4.99%) MS Office
4 9 (1.95%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.43%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.43%) HFM
3 2 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.22%) RMDS
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Endur
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) IaaS
2 3 (0.65%) Office 365
2 3 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.43%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.22%) Force.com
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.82%) HTTP
2 11 (2.39%) VLAN
3 4 (0.87%) Firewall
3 4 (0.87%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.43%) VPN
4 2 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.74%) MS Access
4 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.52%) Big Data
5 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.08%) QlikView
8 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.43%) Essbase
10 2 (0.43%) DB2
10 2 (0.43%) OLAP
10 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) JIRA
2 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.87%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.43%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.43%) Subversion
5 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.22%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.22%) JUnit
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 226 (49.02%) Finance
2 159 (34.49%) Banking
3 86 (18.66%) Investment Banking
4 33 (7.16%) Retail
5 30 (6.51%) Front Office
6 18 (3.90%) Legal
7 17 (3.69%) Retail Banking
7 17 (3.69%) Financial Institution
8 16 (3.47%) Advertising
9 8 (1.74%) Law
10 7 (1.52%) Private Banking
10 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.30%) Back Office
12 5 (1.08%) Marketing
13 3 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.65%) French Language
13 3 (0.65%) German Language
13 3 (0.65%) Billing
13 3 (0.65%) Publishing
14 2 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 344 (74.62%) Analyst
2 308 (66.81%) Business Analyst
3 40 (8.68%) Developer
4 31 (6.72%) Banking Business Analyst
5 27 (5.86%) Data Analyst
6 25 (5.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 25 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (5.21%) IT Business Analyst
8 22 (4.77%) Consultant
9 21 (4.56%) Senior Business Analyst
10 20 (4.34%) Project Manager
11 16 (3.47%) Architect
11 16 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (2.17%) Systems Tester
13 10 (2.17%) Risk Analyst
13 10 (2.17%) Tester
13 10 (2.17%) Technical Business Analyst
13 10 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (1.95%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.04%) .NET
2 13 (2.82%) SOAP
3 11 (2.39%) XML
4 9 (1.95%) Web Services
5 7 (1.52%) WPF
5 7 (1.52%) FpML
6 6 (1.30%) HTML
7 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.87%) jQuery
8 4 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.65%) Mason
9 3 (0.65%) CSS
9 3 (0.65%) Middleware
10 2 (0.43%) OLE
10 2 (0.43%) ODBC
10 2 (0.43%) J2EE
10 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.43%) Spring
11 1 (0.22%) Visualforce
11 1 (0.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.99%) Fixed Income
3 22 (4.77%) Derivative
4 14 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.04%) SWIFT
5 12 (2.60%) Market Risk
5 12 (2.60%) Reference Data
6 11 (2.39%) Credit Risk
6 11 (2.39%) Equities
7 9 (1.95%) User Experience
8 8 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (1.30%) CMDB
11 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.08%) Social Media
11 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.64%) Windows
2 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (2.39%) UNIX
3 7 (1.52%) Linux
4 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 83 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (16.05%) Project Management
4 49 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 43 (9.33%) Data Analysis
6 41 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
7 33 (7.16%) Migration
8 32 (6.94%) CRM
9 31 (6.72%) Change Management
10 28 (6.07%) PRINCE2
10 28 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (5.64%) Service Management
11 26 (5.64%) ITIL
11 26 (5.64%) Use Case
12 24 (5.21%) Validation
12 24 (5.21%) UML
13 23 (4.99%) Asset Management
14 22 (4.77%) Scrum
14 22 (4.77%) Data Mapping
14 22 (4.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.79%) SQL
2 19 (4.12%) C#
3 18 (3.90%) Java
4 11 (2.39%) VBA
4 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.52%) C
5 7 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.87%) C++
6 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.65%) VB
7 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.43%) Perl
8 2 (0.43%) R
9 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 36 (7.81%) Degree
2 24 (5.21%) ISEB
3 10 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.74%) PMP
4 8 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.30%) IIBA
6 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.87%) CBAP
8 3 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCSE
9 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) MCTS
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) CIPD
10 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.22%) ACCA
10 1 (0.22%) CCA
10 1 (0.22%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.51%) QA
2 9 (1.95%) FATCA
2 9 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.30%) Basel III
4 4 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) EMIR
6 2 (0.43%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Basel II
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.39%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 48 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.56%) Oracle
3 16 (3.47%) HP
3 16 (3.47%) WorldPay
4 13 (2.82%) Citrix
5 11 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.95%) SAP
6 9 (1.95%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.52%) Tableau
7 7 (1.52%) IBM
8 5 (1.08%) Siebel
8 5 (1.08%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.08%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.87%) Sybase
9 4 (0.87%) Cognos
10 3 (0.65%) Twitter
10 3 (0.65%) Ariba
10 3 (0.65%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.65%) Symantec
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Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £525 - £600 per week
Posted: Yesterday
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Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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JM
Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Energon Global
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 7 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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