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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 43 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 243 410 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.12% 5.79% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 7.57% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 332 341
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£475 £479 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £43.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -53.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
4484 5416 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.03% 76.54% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3371 4004 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.69 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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.

1 211 (40.66%) Finance
2 154 (29.67%) Banking
3 109 (21.00%) Project Management
4 103 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (17.73%) SQL
6 81 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 78 (15.03%) Investment Banking
8 52 (10.02%) Risk Management
8 52 (10.02%) Data Modelling
9 51 (9.83%) Degree
10 50 (9.63%) Asset Management
10 50 (9.63%) Front Office
11 45 (8.67%) Oracle
11 45 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 38 (7.32%) MS Excel
14 37 (7.13%) MS Visio
15 34 (6.55%) SQL Server
15 34 (6.55%) Microsoft
15 34 (6.55%) Data Analysis
16 33 (6.36%) Retail
16 33 (6.36%) CRM
16 33 (6.36%) Scrum
17 31 (5.97%) PRINCE2
17 31 (5.97%) ISEB
18 30 (5.78%) .NET
18 30 (5.78%) Market Risk
19 29 (5.59%) Workflow
20 28 (5.39%) Change Management
21 27 (5.20%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 25 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (0.77%) SAS
4 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Documentum
6 1 (0.19%) Lync
6 1 (0.19%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
6 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.13%) MS Visio
3 22 (4.24%) MS Project
4 16 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.70%) MS Office
6 5 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.77%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (2.31%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.77%) HiPortfolio
3 3 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.39%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.39%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) Tridion
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.19%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Taleo
1 1 (0.19%) Force.com
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) Intranet
2 4 (0.77%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) LDAP
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) VoIP
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
4 1 (0.19%) HTTP
4 1 (0.19%) PPP
4 1 (0.19%) VPN
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.19%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.31%) QlikView
7 11 (2.12%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.93%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.35%) MS Access
11 5 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (0.77%) PerformancePoint
12 4 (0.77%) Big Data
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.58%) DB2
14 2 (0.39%) Data Mart
14 2 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (2.89%) JUnit
1 15 (2.89%) Maven
1 15 (2.89%) JIRA
2 14 (2.70%) CruiseControl
3 10 (1.93%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.93%) Mockito
4 5 (0.96%) jMock
5 4 (0.77%) Hudson
6 3 (0.58%) Ant
6 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.39%) Toad
7 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.39%) MSTest
7 2 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.39%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) Sahi
8 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 211 (40.66%) Finance
2 154 (29.67%) Banking
3 78 (15.03%) Investment Banking
4 50 (9.63%) Front Office
5 33 (6.36%) Retail
6 17 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
7 14 (2.70%) Back Office
7 14 (2.70%) Legal
8 12 (2.31%) Advertising
9 10 (1.93%) Marketing
10 9 (1.73%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.16%) Publishing
11 6 (1.16%) Billing
11 6 (1.16%) Law
12 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.77%) German Language
14 2 (0.39%) International Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 363 (69.94%) Analyst
2 327 (63.01%) Business Analyst
3 45 (8.67%) Project Manager
4 37 (7.13%) Developer
5 27 (5.20%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (4.62%) Senior Business Analyst
7 18 (3.47%) Banking Business Analyst
8 17 (3.28%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 17 (3.28%) Architect
9 16 (3.08%) Data Analyst
10 15 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
11 14 (2.70%) Consultant
11 14 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
11 14 (2.70%) Business Manager
12 11 (2.12%) Project Analyst
13 10 (1.93%) Software Engineer
13 10 (1.93%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
14 9 (1.73%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (1.73%) Technical Business Analyst
14 9 (1.73%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.78%) .NET
2 25 (4.82%) Web Services
3 18 (3.47%) Spring
4 15 (2.89%) J2EE
4 15 (2.89%) JDBC
5 14 (2.70%) Spring MVC
6 11 (2.12%) Hibernate
7 8 (1.54%) XML
8 7 (1.35%) CSS
9 5 (0.96%) HTML
9 5 (0.96%) JMS
9 5 (0.96%) Middleware
10 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.77%) FpML
10 4 (0.77%) jQuery
10 4 (0.77%) Mason
10 4 (0.77%) RESTful
11 3 (0.58%) Ajax
11 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.78%) Market Risk
3 27 (5.20%) Derivative
4 25 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (4.24%) Fixed Income
6 19 (3.66%) Equities
7 18 (3.47%) User Experience
8 14 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.70%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.54%) iPad
10 6 (1.16%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.77%) FMCG
12 4 (0.77%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.58%) Statistics
13 3 (0.58%) EPoS
13 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.31%) UNIX
2 10 (1.93%) Windows
3 4 (0.77%) Android
3 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.58%) Linux
5 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (21.00%) Project Management
2 103 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (10.02%) Risk Management
4 52 (10.02%) Data Modelling
5 50 (9.63%) Asset Management
6 40 (7.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (6.55%) Data Analysis
8 33 (6.36%) Scrum
8 33 (6.36%) CRM
9 31 (5.97%) PRINCE2
10 29 (5.59%) Workflow
11 28 (5.39%) Change Management
12 27 (5.20%) GAP Analysis
12 27 (5.20%) Use Case
13 26 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (4.62%) Investment Management
15 23 (4.43%) Waterfall
15 23 (4.43%) UML
16 21 (4.05%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (17.73%) SQL
2 26 (5.01%) Java
3 21 (4.05%) C#
4 14 (2.70%) VBA
5 11 (2.12%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.16%) C
7 5 (0.96%) Scala
8 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.39%) Ruby
10 2 (0.39%) Perl
10 2 (0.39%) C++
10 2 (0.39%) Python
11 1 (0.19%) XQuery
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.19%) JCL
11 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (9.83%) Degree
2 31 (5.97%) ISEB
3 7 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.16%) IIBA
4 6 (1.16%) PMP
4 6 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.96%) CBAP
6 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.77%) MBA
7 3 (0.58%) CISA
7 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.39%) CIMA
8 2 (0.39%) GIAC
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.39%) ACCA
8 2 (0.39%) CISSP
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.47%) QA
2 14 (2.70%) EMIR
3 11 (2.12%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.96%) SLA
5 5 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.77%) Basel III
7 3 (0.58%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.58%) FATCA
8 2 (0.39%) MiFID
8 2 (0.39%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Control-M
2 6 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (8.67%) Oracle
2 34 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.70%) Charles River
4 14 (2.70%) Siebel
5 13 (2.50%) Bloomberg
6 11 (2.12%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.93%) SAP
7 10 (1.93%) Misys
8 7 (1.35%) thinkFolio
9 6 (1.16%) Sybase
10 4 (0.77%) SunGard
10 4 (0.77%) IBM
10 4 (0.77%) Murex
10 4 (0.77%) HP
10 4 (0.77%) Tableau
10 4 (0.77%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.58%) Open Text
11 3 (0.58%) Informatica
11 3 (0.58%) Reuters
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