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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 43 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 140 277 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.01% 5.07% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 6.28% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 208 214
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £374 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.52%
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
2957 4410 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.70% 80.65% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 3433 3638
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +14.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.55 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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.

1 112 (40.14%) Finance
2 75 (26.88%) Banking
3 64 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (21.51%) Project Management
5 52 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (17.20%) SQL
7 47 (16.85%) Investment Banking
8 30 (10.75%) Front Office
9 28 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (9.32%) PRINCE2
11 25 (8.96%) Data Analysis
11 25 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (8.60%) Derivative
13 23 (8.24%) Use Case
14 22 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (7.89%) SDLC
15 21 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (6.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (6.81%) Microsoft
16 19 (6.81%) MS Excel
16 19 (6.81%) Scrum
17 18 (6.45%) Fixed Income
17 18 (6.45%) Change Management
18 17 (6.09%) XML
18 17 (6.09%) ISEB
18 17 (6.09%) Data Modelling
19 16 (5.73%) Equities
20 15 (5.38%) Migration
20 15 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
20 15 (5.38%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (1.43%) CMS
1 4 (1.43%) Confluence
2 3 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) Documentum
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.94%) MS Project
3 10 (3.58%) MS Office
3 10 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.08%) Summit
3 2 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.72%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Aligne
4 1 (0.36%) Endur
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.51%) MS Access
3 7 (2.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.08%) Big Data
5 3 (1.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (1.08%) Data Mart
5 3 (1.08%) MySQL
5 3 (1.08%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.72%) ActiveReports
6 2 (0.72%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.72%) QlikView
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.51%) JIRA
2 4 (1.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.43%) Selenium
3 3 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.08%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.72%) JBehave
4 2 (0.72%) NCrunch
4 2 (0.72%) NSubstitute
4 2 (0.72%) NUnit
4 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 112 (40.14%) Finance
2 75 (26.88%) Banking
3 47 (16.85%) Investment Banking
4 30 (10.75%) Front Office
5 15 (5.38%) Advertising
6 11 (3.94%) Legal
7 6 (2.15%) Back Office
8 5 (1.79%) Marketing
8 5 (1.79%) Publishing
8 5 (1.79%) Retail
9 4 (1.43%) Billing
9 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.43%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (71.68%) Analyst
2 182 (65.23%) Business Analyst
3 35 (12.54%) Project Manager
4 21 (7.53%) Developer
5 17 (6.09%) Banking Analyst
6 16 (5.73%) Data Business Analyst
7 15 (5.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 12 (4.30%) Banking Business Analyst
8 12 (4.30%) Risk Business Analyst
9 11 (3.94%) Project Analyst
9 11 (3.94%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (3.58%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) Business Manager
11 9 (3.23%) Consultant
11 9 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
11 9 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 8 (2.87%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.09%) XML
2 11 (3.94%) .NET
3 8 (2.87%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (2.51%) FIXML
4 7 (2.51%) FpML
5 6 (2.15%) AngularJS
5 6 (2.15%) HTML
5 6 (2.15%) HTML5
5 6 (2.15%) XML Schema
6 3 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.08%) CSS
6 3 (1.08%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.08%) JMS
7 2 (0.72%) JDBC
7 2 (0.72%) JMX
7 2 (0.72%) WCF
7 2 (0.72%) Web Services
7 2 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.60%) Derivative
3 19 (6.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (6.45%) Fixed Income
5 16 (5.73%) Equities
6 14 (5.02%) Credit Risk
6 14 (5.02%) Market Risk
7 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.58%) Reinsurance
7 10 (3.58%) User Experience
8 9 (3.23%) Reference Data
9 6 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (1.43%) NHS
12 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.30%) Windows
2 4 (1.43%) Unix
3 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.51%) Project Management
3 52 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (9.32%) PRINCE2
5 25 (8.96%) Data Analysis
5 25 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (8.24%) Use Case
7 22 (7.89%) SDLC
8 21 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.81%) Scrum
10 18 (6.45%) Change Management
11 17 (6.09%) Data Modelling
12 15 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (5.38%) Investment Management
12 15 (5.38%) Migration
12 15 (5.38%) Test Scripting
12 15 (5.38%) UML
13 14 (5.02%) Asset Management
14 13 (4.66%) CRM
14 13 (4.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.20%) SQL
2 11 (3.94%) Java
3 9 (3.23%) C#
4 7 (2.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.43%) Python
6 3 (1.08%) Ruby
7 2 (0.72%) C++
7 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.72%) VB
7 2 (0.72%) VC++
8 1 (0.36%) AWK
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) R
8 1 (0.36%) sed
8 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.09%) ISEB
2 11 (3.94%) Degree
3 8 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.15%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.43%) PMP
7 3 (1.08%) ACCA
7 3 (1.08%) CIMA
7 3 (1.08%) IIBA
7 3 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) CFA
9 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.36%) CITP
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) Solvency II
2 10 (3.58%) MiFID
3 8 (2.87%) QA
4 6 (2.15%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.79%) FATCA
6 4 (1.43%) Basel III
6 4 (1.43%) UCITS
7 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (1.08%) EMIR
7 3 (1.08%) GAAP
8 2 (0.72%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.72%) SDET
9 1 (0.36%) COREP
9 1 (0.36%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.94%) Oracle
3 10 (3.58%) SAP
4 9 (3.23%) Murex
5 6 (2.15%) Cognos
6 5 (1.79%) Remedy
6 5 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.43%) Adobe
7 4 (1.43%) Algorithmics
7 4 (1.43%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.08%) Calypso
8 3 (1.08%) IBM
8 3 (1.08%) Informatica
8 3 (1.08%) Tableau
9 2 (0.72%) Charles River
9 2 (0.72%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.72%) hybris
9 2 (0.72%) Siebel
9 2 (0.72%) Sybase
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