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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 219 280 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.28% 4.77% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 6.16% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 191 258
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £147.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
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
4047 4545 4410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.03% 77.45% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3161 3233 3373
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 65
Average hourly rate £20.45 £27.58 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.87% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.89 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 200 (44.05%) Finance
2 146 (32.16%) Banking
3 90 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (19.60%) SQL
5 86 (18.94%) Investment Banking
6 84 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (16.30%) Project Management
8 68 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (9.69%) GAP Analysis
10 41 (9.03%) Data Analysis
11 40 (8.81%) MS Excel
11 40 (8.81%) Microsoft
12 39 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (8.15%) CRM
13 37 (8.15%) Data Modelling
14 36 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (7.93%) Front Office
15 35 (7.71%) Migration
15 35 (7.71%) PRINCE2
15 35 (7.71%) SQL Server
16 32 (7.05%) E-Commerce
17 31 (6.83%) MS Visio
18 30 (6.61%) Windows
19 29 (6.39%) Service Management
19 29 (6.39%) Retail
20 28 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
21 27 (5.95%) Oracle
21 27 (5.95%) Degree
22 26 (5.73%) Fixed Income
22 26 (5.73%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 8 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.88%) Confluence
3 2 (0.44%) CMS
3 2 (0.44%) Drupal
3 2 (0.44%) Moodle
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.22%) SAS
4 1 (0.22%) FileNet
4 1 (0.22%) IIS
4 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.22%) Lync
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.83%) MS Visio
3 19 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.30%) MS Project
5 13 (2.86%) MS Office
6 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) HiPortfolio
2 4 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.66%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.66%) Algo Collateral
3 3 (0.66%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.44%) SunGard Martini
4 2 (0.44%) Global One
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) HFM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.10%) IaaS
2 2 (0.44%) Force.com
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) Taleo
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) LucidChart
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.86%) HTTP
2 11 (2.42%) VLAN
3 2 (0.44%) Firewall
3 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.22%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) LAN
4 1 (0.22%) WAN
4 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.54%) Big Data
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.10%) QlikView
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.88%) OLAP
10 4 (0.88%) MS Access
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (2.86%) JIRA
2 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.88%) Maven
4 3 (0.66%) JUnit
4 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.44%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.44%) Ant
5 2 (0.44%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.44%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.44%) Subversion
5 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.44%) Hudson
6 1 (0.22%) Behat
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) Mockito
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) jMock
General
1 200 (44.05%) Finance
2 146 (32.16%) Banking
3 86 (18.94%) Investment Banking
4 36 (7.93%) Front Office
5 29 (6.39%) Retail
6 20 (4.41%) Legal
7 18 (3.96%) Back Office
8 16 (3.52%) Financial Institution
9 15 (3.30%) Advertising
10 13 (2.86%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.98%) Law
12 5 (1.10%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.88%) Marketing
14 3 (0.66%) French Language
14 3 (0.66%) Publishing
14 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.44%) Games
15 2 (0.44%) Billing
15 2 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 327 (72.03%) Analyst
2 290 (63.88%) Business Analyst
3 42 (9.25%) Developer
4 27 (5.95%) Data Analyst
4 27 (5.95%) Banking Business Analyst
5 23 (5.07%) Project Manager
6 21 (4.63%) Consultant
6 21 (4.63%) IT Business Analyst
7 20 (4.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 19 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.52%) Senior Business Analyst
9 16 (3.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 14 (3.08%) Technical Business Analyst
11 13 (2.86%) Architect
11 13 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (2.20%) Analyst Developer
12 10 (2.20%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (1.98%) Test Manager
13 9 (1.98%) Siebel Business Analyst
13 9 (1.98%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.52%) .NET
2 13 (2.86%) SOAP
3 12 (2.64%) Web Services
4 10 (2.20%) XML
5 7 (1.54%) FpML
6 6 (1.32%) HTML
6 6 (1.32%) Spring
7 5 (1.10%) J2EE
8 4 (0.88%) WPF
9 3 (0.66%) jQuery
9 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.66%) Middleware
9 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.66%) Spring MVC
9 3 (0.66%) Akka
10 2 (0.44%) WinForms
10 2 (0.44%) OLE
10 2 (0.44%) CSS
10 2 (0.44%) JDBC
10 2 (0.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.73%) Fixed Income
3 24 (5.29%) Derivative
4 19 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (3.74%) Market Risk
6 16 (3.52%) Reference Data
7 11 (2.42%) SWIFT
7 11 (2.42%) Equities
8 8 (1.76%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.76%) User Experience
9 7 (1.54%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.54%) CMDB
9 7 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.88%) Social Media
11 4 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.66%) Open Source
12 3 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.61%) Windows
2 17 (3.74%) UNIX
3 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.32%) Linux
5 2 (0.44%) Android
5 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (16.30%) Project Management
4 44 (9.69%) GAP Analysis
5 41 (9.03%) Data Analysis
6 39 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (8.15%) CRM
7 37 (8.15%) Data Modelling
8 36 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (7.71%) PRINCE2
9 35 (7.71%) Migration
10 32 (7.05%) E-Commerce
11 29 (6.39%) Service Management
12 26 (5.73%) Change Management
13 25 (5.51%) ITIL
14 24 (5.29%) Asset Management
14 24 (5.29%) Waterfall
15 23 (5.07%) Scrum
16 22 (4.85%) Analytics
17 21 (4.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (19.60%) SQL
2 18 (3.96%) C#
3 16 (3.52%) Java
4 12 (2.64%) T-SQL
4 12 (2.64%) VBA
5 7 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.32%) C
6 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.88%) C++
7 4 (0.88%) R
8 3 (0.66%) Groovy
8 3 (0.66%) Scala
8 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.66%) Perl
9 2 (0.44%) VB
9 2 (0.44%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.22%) SOQL
10 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (5.95%) Degree
2 22 (4.85%) ISEB
3 9 (1.98%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.54%) PMP
5 6 (1.32%) IIBA
6 5 (1.10%) CBAP
6 5 (1.10%) VCP4
6 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCSE
9 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.44%) MCTS
9 2 (0.44%) MCITP
9 2 (0.44%) CIPD
9 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) APMG
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.96%) QA
2 8 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.32%) EMIR
5 5 (1.10%) Solvency II
5 5 (1.10%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.88%) FATCA
7 3 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.66%) SLA
7 3 (0.66%) Basel III
8 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.22%) Basel II
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.42%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.95%) Oracle
3 17 (3.74%) HP
4 16 (3.52%) Siebel
5 13 (2.86%) Citrix
6 12 (2.64%) Bloomberg
7 11 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.76%) SAP
9 8 (1.76%) Tableau
10 7 (1.54%) IBM
10 7 (1.54%) Murex
11 5 (1.10%) SunGard
11 5 (1.10%) GoldenSource
12 4 (0.88%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.88%) Cognos
12 4 (0.88%) Reuters
13 3 (0.66%) Ariba
13 3 (0.66%) Sybase
13 3 (0.66%) SmartStream
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £610 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £494.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago