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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 49 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 209 349 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.70% 5.13% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 6.65% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 279 295
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.96%
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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 180 (39.65%) Finance
2 141 (31.06%) Banking
3 94 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (20.48%) Project Management
5 87 (19.16%) SQL
6 83 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 80 (17.62%) Investment Banking
8 57 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (10.13%) MS Excel
9 46 (10.13%) Microsoft
10 43 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 40 (8.81%) Front Office
12 39 (8.59%) GAP Analysis
12 39 (8.59%) CRM
12 39 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (7.93%) Risk Management
14 35 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (7.49%) SQL Server
16 33 (7.27%) E-Commerce
17 32 (7.05%) PRINCE2
17 32 (7.05%) Asset Management
18 31 (6.83%) MS Visio
19 30 (6.61%) Data Analysis
20 29 (6.39%) Degree
21 28 (6.17%) Retail
22 27 (5.95%) Migration
22 27 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
22 27 (5.95%) ISEB
23 26 (5.73%) Oracle
23 26 (5.73%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.88%) CMS
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.44%) Lync
4 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.44%) SAS
4 2 (0.44%) Moodle
4 2 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 46 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.83%) MS Visio
3 18 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.74%) MS Project
5 12 (2.64%) MS Office
6 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.10%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.66%) Algo Collateral
5 2 (0.44%) Global One
5 2 (0.44%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (0.44%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.22%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.22%) Summit
6 1 (0.22%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Office 365
1 2 (0.44%) Force.com
1 2 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Taleo
2 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.44%) HTTP
1 2 (0.44%) VLAN
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) DNS
2 1 (0.22%) VPN
2 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.22%) VoIP
2 1 (0.22%) WAN
2 1 (0.22%) SSL
2 1 (0.22%) LDAP
2 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.76%) Big Data
8 8 (1.76%) QlikView
9 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.66%) OLAP
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) MS Access
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (3.30%) JIRA
2 11 (2.42%) Maven
3 9 (1.98%) CruiseControl
3 9 (1.98%) JUnit
4 7 (1.54%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.54%) Mockito
5 3 (0.66%) Hudson
6 2 (0.44%) Ant
6 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) Toad
6 2 (0.44%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.44%) jMock
7 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.22%) MSTest
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 180 (39.65%) Finance
2 141 (31.06%) Banking
3 80 (17.62%) Investment Banking
4 40 (8.81%) Front Office
5 28 (6.17%) Retail
6 23 (5.07%) Legal
7 22 (4.85%) Back Office
7 22 (4.85%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.42%) Law
9 10 (2.20%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.98%) Advertising
11 8 (1.76%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (1.54%) Marketing
13 5 (1.10%) Billing
13 5 (1.10%) Publishing
14 3 (0.66%) German Language
14 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (70.93%) Analyst
2 283 (62.33%) Business Analyst
3 36 (7.93%) Project Manager
4 31 (6.83%) Developer
5 25 (5.51%) Data Analyst
6 21 (4.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 17 (3.74%) Banking Business Analyst
7 17 (3.74%) IT Business Analyst
8 16 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.30%) Architect
10 14 (3.08%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (2.86%) Consultant
11 13 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
12 12 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (2.42%) Business Manager
13 11 (2.42%) Siebel Business Analyst
14 10 (2.20%) Technical Business Analyst
15 9 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (1.98%) Project Analyst
15 9 (1.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.85%) .NET
2 16 (3.52%) Web Services
3 13 (2.86%) Spring
4 11 (2.42%) J2EE
5 10 (2.20%) JDBC
5 10 (2.20%) Spring MVC
6 9 (1.98%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.54%) HTML
7 7 (1.54%) XML
8 6 (1.32%) FpML
9 5 (1.10%) Middleware
9 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.88%) CSS
10 4 (0.88%) RESTful
10 4 (0.88%) jQuery
11 3 (0.66%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.66%) SOAP
11 3 (0.66%) JMS
11 3 (0.66%) Akka
12 2 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.63%) Market Risk
3 20 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.96%) Derivative
5 17 (3.74%) Fixed Income
6 14 (3.08%) User Experience
7 12 (2.64%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.20%) Equities
10 8 (1.76%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.32%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.32%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.10%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.66%) FMCG
14 3 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
14 3 (0.66%) Learning Management System
15 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.19%) Windows
2 16 (3.52%) UNIX
3 5 (1.10%) Linux
4 3 (0.66%) Android
4 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (20.48%) Project Management
3 83 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (9.47%) Data Modelling
5 39 (8.59%) GAP Analysis
5 39 (8.59%) CRM
5 39 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (7.93%) Risk Management
7 35 (7.71%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (7.27%) E-Commerce
9 32 (7.05%) PRINCE2
9 32 (7.05%) Asset Management
10 30 (6.61%) Data Analysis
11 27 (5.95%) Migration
12 26 (5.73%) Scrum
13 25 (5.51%) Waterfall
14 24 (5.29%) Workflow
14 24 (5.29%) Use Case
15 23 (5.07%) ITIL
16 21 (4.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.16%) SQL
2 20 (4.41%) Java
3 15 (3.30%) C#
4 11 (2.42%) VBA
5 8 (1.76%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.10%) Scala
7 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.88%) R
9 3 (0.66%) Groovy
9 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.66%) Perl
9 3 (0.66%) C
10 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.44%) Ruby
10 2 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.22%) XPath
11 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.22%) XQuery
11 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (6.39%) Degree
2 27 (5.95%) ISEB
3 7 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.32%) IIBA
5 4 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.66%) CBAP
6 3 (0.66%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.44%) CCA
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.44%) CISA
7 2 (0.44%) MCTS
7 2 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.64%) QA
2 9 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.32%) EMIR
5 5 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.10%) Basel III
6 4 (0.88%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.66%) SLA
8 2 (0.44%) FATCA
8 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.22%) MiFID
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%) vSphere
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.44%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 46 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.73%) Oracle
3 19 (4.19%) Siebel
4 18 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.64%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.76%) Tableau
6 8 (1.76%) Murex
7 7 (1.54%) SAP
7 7 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.32%) HP
9 5 (1.10%) GoldenSource
9 5 (1.10%) SunGard
10 4 (0.88%) Reuters
10 4 (0.88%) Charles River
10 4 (0.88%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.66%) SmartStream
11 3 (0.66%) Citrix
12 2 (0.44%) Vermilion
12 2 (0.44%) Sybase
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