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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 45 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 160 194 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.68% 4.21% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 5.00% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 172
Median daily rate £491 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £383 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 136 (48.57%) Finance
2 104 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (28.21%) Banking
4 58 (20.71%) Project Management
5 56 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (13.93%) SQL
8 36 (12.86%) Investment Banking
9 35 (12.50%) Scrum
10 31 (11.07%) Data Analysis
11 30 (10.71%) User Stories
12 29 (10.36%) Fixed Income
13 27 (9.64%) Legal
13 27 (9.64%) Asset Management
13 27 (9.64%) Retail
14 26 (9.29%) Equities
14 26 (9.29%) MS Visio
14 26 (9.29%) Use Case
15 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
16 23 (8.21%) MiFID
16 23 (8.21%) Waterfall
17 22 (7.86%) Front Office
18 21 (7.50%) Financial Institution
18 21 (7.50%) PRINCE2
18 21 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (6.79%) Change Management
20 18 (6.43%) GAP Analysis
21 17 (6.07%) Management Information System
21 17 (6.07%) CRM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.79%) Confluence
3 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.36%) Documentum
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.29%) MS Visio
2 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.29%) MS Office
3 12 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.43%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.43%) Office 365
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.50%) Intranet
2 3 (1.07%) Network Security
3 2 (0.71%) SAN
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) Extranet
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) IPsec
4 1 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.36%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.93%) Big Data
4 8 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.43%) MS Access
7 4 (1.43%) QlikView
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.71%) KDB
8 2 (0.71%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.36%) JIRA
2 7 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.43%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.71%) Selenium
6 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Bower
7 1 (0.36%) Grunt
7 1 (0.36%) gulp
7 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.36%) Mocha
7 1 (0.36%) NuGet
7 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 136 (48.57%) Finance
2 79 (28.21%) Banking
3 36 (12.86%) Investment Banking
4 27 (9.64%) Legal
4 27 (9.64%) Retail
5 22 (7.86%) Front Office
6 21 (7.50%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.93%) Back Office
7 11 (3.93%) Marketing
8 7 (2.50%) Law
9 6 (2.14%) Advertising
9 6 (2.14%) Billing
10 4 (1.43%) Publishing
10 4 (1.43%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (72.14%) Analyst
2 184 (65.71%) Business Analyst
3 27 (9.64%) Banking Analyst
4 26 (9.29%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.50%) Banking Business Analyst
5 21 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (6.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 17 (6.07%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
8 16 (5.71%) IT Analyst
8 16 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
9 13 (4.64%) Developer
10 11 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
10 11 (3.93%) Data Business Analyst
11 10 (3.57%) Data Analyst
11 10 (3.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 9 (3.21%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (3.21%) Financial Business Analyst
12 9 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (3.21%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.29%) .NET
1 12 (4.29%) XML
2 6 (2.14%) FpML
3 5 (1.79%) HTML
3 5 (1.79%) HTML5
4 3 (1.07%) Web Services
5 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.71%) CSS
5 2 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.36%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.36%) jBPM
6 1 (0.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) RESTful
6 1 (0.36%) Sass
6 1 (0.36%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.36%) Fixed Income
3 26 (9.29%) Equities
4 21 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (6.07%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.36%) User Experience
7 13 (4.64%) Derivative
8 7 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.50%) Fintech
8 7 (2.50%) Reinsurance
9 6 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.14%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.43%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.43%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.43%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.64%) Windows
2 9 (3.21%) Linux
3 4 (1.43%) Unix
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (20.71%) Project Management
3 56 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (12.50%) Scrum
6 31 (11.07%) Data Analysis
7 30 (10.71%) User Stories
8 27 (9.64%) Asset Management
9 26 (9.29%) Use Case
10 23 (8.21%) Waterfall
11 21 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 19 (6.79%) Change Management
13 18 (6.43%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (6.07%) CRM
15 16 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.71%) Data Modelling
16 15 (5.36%) Migration
16 15 (5.36%) Risk Management
16 15 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
17 14 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.93%) SQL
2 8 (2.86%) Java
3 7 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.43%) C#
4 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.07%) PHP
5 3 (1.07%) Python
5 3 (1.07%) VB
6 2 (0.71%) C++
6 2 (0.71%) COBOL
6 2 (0.71%) VBA
6 2 (0.71%) VC++
7 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.36%) R
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.00%) Degree
2 12 (4.29%) ISEB
3 9 (3.21%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) CBAP
5 5 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (1.79%) CITP
5 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.43%) CISSP
6 4 (1.43%) MBA
6 4 (1.43%) PMP
7 2 (0.71%) CFA
7 2 (0.71%) CISA
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ACCA
8 1 (0.36%) CIMA
8 1 (0.36%) CISM
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.21%) MiFID
2 13 (4.64%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.14%) QA
4 5 (1.79%) FATCA
5 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.07%) Basel II
6 3 (1.07%) Basel III
6 3 (1.07%) EMIR
7 2 (0.71%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.71%) SEPA
8 1 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.36%) GAAP
8 1 (0.36%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Control-M
2 1 (0.36%) Nagios
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.57%) Murex
3 9 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.86%) Tableau
5 6 (2.14%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.07%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.07%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.07%) Calypso
6 3 (1.07%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.07%) IBM
6 3 (1.07%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.71%) Citrix
7 2 (0.71%) Greenplum
7 2 (0.71%) HP
7 2 (0.71%) hybris
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle
7 2 (0.71%) Varonis
7 2 (0.71%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.71%) Yolus
8 1 (0.36%) Hyperion
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