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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 49 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 189 310 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.73% 5.15% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 6.65% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 236 258
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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 £341 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £147.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
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
3981 4663 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.54% 77.52% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3416 3272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 181 (41.51%) Finance
2 136 (31.19%) Banking
3 92 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (18.81%) SQL
6 78 (17.89%) Project Management
7 76 (17.43%) Investment Banking
8 65 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (10.09%) Microsoft
10 43 (9.86%) Front Office
10 43 (9.86%) GAP Analysis
11 42 (9.63%) Data Modelling
12 40 (9.17%) CRM
13 39 (8.94%) Data Analysis
13 39 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (8.72%) MS Excel
15 35 (8.03%) PRINCE2
16 33 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (7.34%) MS Visio
18 31 (7.11%) E-Commerce
19 29 (6.65%) SQL Server
20 28 (6.42%) Oracle
20 28 (6.42%) Migration
20 28 (6.42%) Retail
20 28 (6.42%) Degree
21 27 (6.19%) Asset Management
22 26 (5.96%) ISEB
23 25 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
23 25 (5.73%) Risk Management
23 25 (5.73%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.69%) CMS
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.46%) Drupal
3 2 (0.46%) Moodle
3 2 (0.46%) Lync
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.23%) SAS
4 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.34%) MS Visio
3 19 (4.36%) MS Project
4 18 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.52%) MS Office
6 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.92%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.69%) Algo Collateral
5 2 (0.46%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.46%) Global One
5 2 (0.46%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Summit
6 1 (0.23%) HFM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) IaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Force.com
2 2 (0.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.23%) LucidChart
3 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.83%) HTTP
1 8 (1.83%) VLAN
2 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.61%) Big Data
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.92%) QlikView
10 3 (0.69%) OLAP
10 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.46%) Essbase
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.46%) DB2
11 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 14 (3.21%) JIRA
2 9 (2.06%) Maven
3 7 (1.61%) JUnit
3 7 (1.61%) CruiseControl
4 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.15%) Mockito
5 3 (0.69%) Hudson
6 2 (0.46%) Ant
6 2 (0.46%) jMock
6 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.46%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.46%) Toad
6 2 (0.46%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.46%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Behat
General
1 181 (41.51%) Finance
2 136 (31.19%) Banking
3 76 (17.43%) Investment Banking
4 43 (9.86%) Front Office
5 28 (6.42%) Retail
6 23 (5.28%) Legal
7 22 (5.05%) Back Office
8 18 (4.13%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.75%) Law
10 11 (2.52%) Retail Banking
11 9 (2.06%) Advertising
12 5 (1.15%) Marketing
13 4 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.92%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.69%) German Language
14 3 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.46%) Publishing
15 2 (0.46%) Games
15 2 (0.46%) Billing
15 2 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 322 (73.85%) Analyst
2 283 (64.91%) Business Analyst
3 32 (7.34%) Developer
4 28 (6.42%) Data Analyst
5 27 (6.19%) Project Manager
6 21 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
7 20 (4.59%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 19 (4.36%) Banking Business Analyst
9 18 (4.13%) IT Business Analyst
10 17 (3.90%) Senior Business Analyst
11 15 (3.44%) Agile Business Analyst
12 13 (2.98%) Architect
12 13 (2.98%) Consultant
13 11 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (2.52%) Analyst Developer
13 11 (2.52%) Siebel Business Analyst
13 11 (2.52%) Technical Business Analyst
14 10 (2.29%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.29%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (2.06%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.67%) .NET
2 12 (2.75%) Web Services
3 10 (2.29%) Spring
4 9 (2.06%) J2EE
5 8 (1.83%) SOAP
5 8 (1.83%) Spring MVC
6 7 (1.61%) FpML
6 7 (1.61%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.61%) XML
6 7 (1.61%) JDBC
7 4 (0.92%) HTML
8 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.69%) Middleware
8 3 (0.69%) jQuery
8 3 (0.69%) RESTful
8 3 (0.69%) Akka
9 2 (0.46%) Visualforce
9 2 (0.46%) Mason
9 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (4.82%) Fixed Income
3 20 (4.59%) Derivative
4 18 (4.13%) Market Risk
5 16 (3.67%) Reference Data
6 13 (2.98%) Equities
7 10 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.29%) User Experience
8 6 (1.38%) CMDB
8 6 (1.38%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.38%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.92%) Learning Management System
10 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.69%) PMI
11 3 (0.69%) Open Source
11 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.28%) Windows
2 13 (2.98%) UNIX
3 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.92%) Linux
5 2 (0.46%) Android
5 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (17.89%) Project Management
4 43 (9.86%) GAP Analysis
5 42 (9.63%) Data Modelling
6 40 (9.17%) CRM
7 39 (8.94%) Data Analysis
7 39 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (8.03%) PRINCE2
9 33 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (7.11%) E-Commerce
11 28 (6.42%) Migration
12 27 (6.19%) Asset Management
13 25 (5.73%) Risk Management
13 25 (5.73%) Use Case
14 23 (5.28%) Scrum
15 22 (5.05%) ITIL
15 22 (5.05%) Waterfall
16 21 (4.82%) Service Management
17 19 (4.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (18.81%) SQL
2 17 (3.90%) Java
3 13 (2.98%) C#
4 9 (2.06%) VBA
5 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.92%) Scala
7 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.92%) R
8 3 (0.69%) Perl
8 3 (0.69%) Groovy
8 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.23%) C
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (6.42%) Degree
2 26 (5.96%) ISEB
3 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.61%) IIBA
4 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.15%) PMP
5 5 (1.15%) CBAP
6 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.69%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.46%) CCA
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.46%) MCTS
8 2 (0.46%) MCITP
8 2 (0.46%) CIPD
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) QA
2 9 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.38%) EMIR
3 6 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.92%) Basel III
6 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.46%) FATCA
7 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.46%) SLA
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.23%) MiFID
8 1 (0.23%) Basel II
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.83%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 44 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.42%) Oracle
3 19 (4.36%) Siebel
4 16 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.75%) Bloomberg
5 12 (2.75%) HP
6 8 (1.83%) Citrix
6 8 (1.83%) Murex
6 8 (1.83%) SAP
6 8 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.61%) Tableau
8 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.38%) GoldenSource
9 5 (1.15%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.92%) Reuters
10 4 (0.92%) Cognos
10 4 (0.92%) IBM
11 3 (0.69%) Adobe
11 3 (0.69%) Sybase
11 3 (0.69%) SunGard
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £17 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago