The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 38 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 256 397 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.42% 5.58% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 7.34% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 319 362
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.62 £135.00 £17.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.98% +650.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
London

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 226 (40.43%) Finance
2 167 (29.87%) Banking
3 121 (21.65%) Project Management
4 92 (16.46%) SQL
5 89 (15.92%) Investment Banking
6 87 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (10.73%) Degree
8 55 (9.84%) Asset Management
9 49 (8.77%) Data Modelling
10 48 (8.59%) Risk Management
10 48 (8.59%) Scrum
11 45 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 44 (7.87%) Front Office
13 42 (7.51%) PRINCE2
14 40 (7.16%) MS Visio
15 39 (6.98%) MS Excel
16 38 (6.80%) SQL Server
17 37 (6.62%) Oracle
17 37 (6.62%) Data Analysis
18 35 (6.26%) Retail
18 35 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (6.08%) CRM
20 32 (5.72%) Change Management
20 32 (5.72%) Workflow
20 32 (5.72%) Microsoft
20 32 (5.72%) Derivative
21 31 (5.55%) ISEB
22 29 (5.19%) UML
22 29 (5.19%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.07%) SAS
2 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.72%) Drupal
4 4 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.36%) Commerce Server
6 2 (0.36%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) Lync
7 1 (0.18%) Node.js
7 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) FileNet
7 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 40 (7.16%) MS Visio
2 39 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.58%) MS Office
5 16 (2.86%) MS Project
6 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.72%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.43%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.36%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
4 2 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.36%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.18%) Tridion
5 1 (0.18%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle STAR
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.54%) Force.com
3 2 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.33%) Intranet
2 10 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) LDAP
3 2 (0.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
4 1 (0.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) PPP
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.18%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.50%) QlikView
4 14 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 12 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.61%) MS Access
9 8 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.07%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (0.89%) Big Data
11 5 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.54%) DB2
14 2 (0.36%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 9 (1.61%) JUnit
2 8 (1.43%) CruiseControl
2 8 (1.43%) Maven
3 7 (1.25%) JIRA
4 5 (0.89%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.89%) Mockito
5 4 (0.72%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.72%) jMock
6 3 (0.54%) Hudson
7 2 (0.36%) NSubstitute
7 2 (0.36%) MSTest
7 2 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.36%) Ant
7 2 (0.36%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.18%) LSMW
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 226 (40.43%) Finance
2 167 (29.87%) Banking
3 89 (15.92%) Investment Banking
4 44 (7.87%) Front Office
5 35 (6.26%) Retail
6 15 (2.68%) Corporate Banking
7 14 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.50%) Publishing
7 14 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.33%) Back Office
8 13 (2.33%) Legal
9 12 (2.15%) Advertising
10 9 (1.61%) Marketing
11 7 (1.25%) French Language
11 7 (1.25%) German Language
11 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.72%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.72%) Billing
12 4 (0.72%) Hungarian Language
12 4 (0.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (71.56%) Analyst
2 366 (65.47%) Business Analyst
3 56 (10.02%) Project Manager
4 44 (7.87%) Developer
5 37 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
6 34 (6.08%) Senior Business Analyst
7 26 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
8 18 (3.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 17 (3.04%) IT Business Analyst
9 17 (3.04%) Data Analyst
9 17 (3.04%) Consultant
10 16 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
10 16 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
11 15 (2.68%) Architect
12 13 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
13 12 (2.15%) Financial Business Analyst
13 12 (2.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 11 (1.97%) Business Manager
15 10 (1.79%) CRM Business Analyst
15 10 (1.79%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.19%) .NET
2 17 (3.04%) Web Services
3 11 (1.97%) Spring
4 10 (1.79%) J2EE
5 9 (1.61%) JDBC
6 8 (1.43%) HTML
6 8 (1.43%) XML
6 8 (1.43%) Mason
6 8 (1.43%) Spring MVC
7 7 (1.25%) CSS
8 5 (0.89%) Middleware
8 5 (0.89%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (0.72%) JMS
10 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.54%) Ajax
10 3 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.54%) WCF
10 3 (0.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.72%) Derivative
2 24 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (4.11%) Market Risk
4 21 (3.76%) Fixed Income
5 19 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.86%) Equities
7 12 (2.15%) iPad
7 12 (2.15%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.43%) Reference Data
9 5 (0.89%) FMCG
9 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.89%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.89%) Kindle
10 4 (0.72%) Social Media
10 4 (0.72%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.54%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.54%) NHS
11 3 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.43%) UNIX
1 8 (1.43%) Windows
2 4 (0.72%) Android
2 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (21.65%) Project Management
2 87 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (9.84%) Asset Management
4 49 (8.77%) Data Modelling
5 48 (8.59%) Risk Management
5 48 (8.59%) Scrum
6 45 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (7.51%) PRINCE2
9 37 (6.62%) Data Analysis
10 35 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (6.08%) CRM
12 32 (5.72%) Workflow
12 32 (5.72%) Change Management
13 29 (5.19%) UML
14 27 (4.83%) Waterfall
15 26 (4.65%) Use Case
16 25 (4.47%) Migration
17 23 (4.11%) Investment Management
18 20 (3.58%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.46%) SQL
2 23 (4.11%) C#
3 20 (3.58%) Java
4 14 (2.50%) VBA
5 12 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.61%) C
7 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.72%) C++
7 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.54%) Python
8 3 (0.54%) Scala
9 2 (0.36%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.36%) Ruby
9 2 (0.36%) VBScript
9 2 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) RPG
10 1 (0.18%) COBOL
10 1 (0.18%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (10.73%) Degree
2 31 (5.55%) ISEB
3 21 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.61%) CBAP
4 9 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.43%) PMP
5 8 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.25%) IIBA
7 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.54%) MBA
9 2 (0.36%) GIAC
9 2 (0.36%) ACCA
9 2 (0.36%) CISA
9 2 (0.36%) CIMA
9 2 (0.36%) CISSP
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.01%) QA
2 18 (3.22%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.50%) EMIR
4 9 (1.61%) Basel III
5 8 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (1.07%) CRD IV
6 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.72%) SLA
7 4 (0.72%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.54%) FATCA
8 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.36%) MiFID
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) XenApp
3 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.43%) Control-M
2 6 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (6.62%) Oracle
2 32 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.50%) Charles River
5 11 (1.97%) Siebel
6 10 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 9 (1.61%) SAP
7 9 (1.61%) Misys
8 8 (1.43%) Cognos
9 6 (1.07%) SunGard
10 5 (0.89%) IBM
10 5 (0.89%) Sybase
11 4 (0.72%) Calypso
11 4 (0.72%) Citrix
11 4 (0.72%) Informatica
11 4 (0.72%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.72%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.72%) Tableau
12 3 (0.54%) VMware
12 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable / £good
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £245 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day 12 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per day 12 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £350 to £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago