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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 41 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 230 235 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.28% 4.04% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 5.23% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 175 339
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£475 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £332 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.62 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.87% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 240 (48.58%) Finance
2 184 (37.25%) Banking
3 106 (21.46%) Investment Banking
4 99 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (17.41%) Project Management
6 86 (17.41%) SQL
7 69 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (12.35%) Microsoft
8 61 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (9.31%) Data Analysis
10 42 (8.50%) MS Excel
11 40 (8.10%) Use Case
12 38 (7.69%) Derivative
13 36 (7.29%) Risk Management
14 33 (6.68%) Degree
14 33 (6.68%) Fixed Income
14 33 (6.68%) UML
15 32 (6.48%) MS Visio
15 32 (6.48%) GAP Analysis
16 31 (6.28%) QA
17 30 (6.07%) Change Management
17 30 (6.07%) Scrum
17 30 (6.07%) CRM
18 29 (5.87%) Oracle
18 29 (5.87%) MS Office
18 29 (5.87%) Front Office
19 28 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
20 27 (5.47%) SQL Server
20 27 (5.47%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.62%) CMS
3 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.61%) Lync
5 3 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.40%) Moodle
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 42 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.48%) MS Visio
3 29 (5.87%) MS Office
4 28 (5.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.42%) MS Project
7 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) SAP SRM
2 4 (0.81%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.81%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.81%) SunGard Martini
3 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.40%) Endur
4 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.20%) Exstream
5 1 (0.20%) HFM
5 1 (0.20%) RMDS
5 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Office 365
2 3 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) PaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Force.com
3 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.62%) Intranet
2 3 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.40%) Extranet
3 2 (0.40%) Firewall
3 2 (0.40%) LDAP
3 2 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.23%) MS Access
3 11 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.42%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.21%) Big Data
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.01%) QlikView
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.61%) MySQL
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.82%) JIRA
2 3 (0.61%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.40%) VisualAge
3 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (0.40%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 240 (48.58%) Finance
2 184 (37.25%) Banking
3 106 (21.46%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.87%) Front Office
5 26 (5.26%) Retail
6 20 (4.05%) Advertising
7 15 (3.04%) Legal
8 14 (2.83%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.83%) Marketing
9 13 (2.63%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.63%) Back Office
10 8 (1.62%) Law
11 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.21%) Billing
12 3 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.40%) Turkish Language
13 2 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 373 (75.51%) Analyst
2 339 (68.62%) Business Analyst
3 37 (7.49%) Developer
4 36 (7.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 31 (6.28%) Project Manager
6 30 (6.07%) Data Analyst
6 30 (6.07%) Banking Business Analyst
7 27 (5.47%) IT Business Analyst
8 23 (4.66%) Architect
9 22 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.05%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (2.83%) Consultant
11 14 (2.83%) Lead Business Analyst
12 13 (2.63%) Process Analyst
13 12 (2.43%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (2.43%) CRM Analyst
14 11 (2.23%) CRM Business Analyst
14 11 (2.23%) Risk Analyst
14 11 (2.23%) Business Manager
15 9 (1.82%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.05%) .NET
2 14 (2.83%) XML
3 8 (1.62%) HTML
4 7 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.21%) Web Services
6 5 (1.01%) WPF
6 5 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (1.01%) CSS
7 4 (0.81%) FpML
8 3 (0.61%) J2EE
8 3 (0.61%) XSD
8 3 (0.61%) jQuery
9 2 (0.40%) MooTools
9 2 (0.40%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.40%) XHR
9 2 (0.40%) REST
9 2 (0.40%) DOM
9 2 (0.40%) XSL
9 2 (0.40%) Swing
9 2 (0.40%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.69%) Derivative
3 33 (6.68%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.25%) Equities
5 17 (3.44%) SWIFT
6 16 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (3.24%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.83%) Credit Risk
7 14 (2.83%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.82%) NHS
8 9 (1.82%) Social Media
9 8 (1.62%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.42%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 6 (1.21%) User Experience
12 5 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.81%) Contract for Difference
13 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.23%) Linux
2 10 (2.02%) Windows
3 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 97 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (17.41%) Project Management
4 61 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 46 (9.31%) Data Analysis
6 40 (8.10%) Use Case
7 36 (7.29%) Risk Management
8 33 (6.68%) UML
9 32 (6.48%) GAP Analysis
10 30 (6.07%) Change Management
10 30 (6.07%) CRM
10 30 (6.07%) Scrum
11 27 (5.47%) Data Modelling
12 26 (5.26%) Validation
12 26 (5.26%) Data Management
13 24 (4.86%) Workflow
13 24 (4.86%) Waterfall
13 24 (4.86%) User Stories
14 23 (4.66%) Migration
15 21 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.41%) SQL
2 22 (4.45%) Java
3 17 (3.44%) C#
4 14 (2.83%) VBA
5 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.01%) C
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.20%) Perl
9 1 (0.20%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (6.68%) Degree
2 19 (3.85%) ISEB
3 7 (1.42%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.21%) PMP
5 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.01%) IIBA
6 3 (0.61%) CBAP
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) ACCA
8 1 (0.20%) CIMA
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.20%) APMP
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.28%) QA
2 13 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (1.82%) Basel III
3 9 (1.82%) EMIR
4 8 (1.62%) FATCA
5 6 (1.21%) MiFID
6 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.61%) COBIT
8 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.40%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.20%) vCloud
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 61 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.87%) Oracle
3 12 (2.43%) SAP
4 9 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.62%) IBM
6 6 (1.21%) Tableau
7 5 (1.01%) Guidewire
7 5 (1.01%) HP
8 4 (0.81%) Ariba
8 4 (0.81%) SunGard
8 4 (0.81%) Calypso
8 4 (0.81%) Cognos
8 4 (0.81%) Siebel
8 4 (0.81%) Teradata
9 3 (0.61%) Symantec
9 3 (0.61%) Informatica
9 3 (0.61%) Sybase
9 3 (0.61%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.61%) GoldenSource
9 3 (0.61%) WorldPay
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