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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 246 252 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.14% 4.27% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 5.50% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 192 317
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.62 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.87% -83.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +55.69%
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
4674 4578 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.63% 77.61% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3706 3403 4149
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 97
Average hourly rate £21.30 £22.69 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -42.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 260 (49.71%) Finance
2 188 (35.95%) Banking
3 117 (22.37%) Investment Banking
4 103 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (19.31%) SQL
6 91 (17.40%) Project Management
6 91 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 78 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (11.85%) Microsoft
9 60 (11.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (10.13%) Data Analysis
11 49 (9.37%) MS Excel
12 38 (7.27%) Degree
12 38 (7.27%) Use Case
13 37 (7.07%) QA
14 36 (6.88%) Derivative
14 36 (6.88%) GAP Analysis
14 36 (6.88%) SQL Server
14 36 (6.88%) MS Visio
15 35 (6.69%) Fixed Income
16 34 (6.50%) Change Management
17 32 (6.12%) Front Office
17 32 (6.12%) Validation
17 32 (6.12%) Oracle
17 32 (6.12%) CRM
17 32 (6.12%) UML
18 31 (5.93%) MS Office
18 31 (5.93%) Scrum
19 30 (5.74%) Risk Management
19 30 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.57%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.57%) Lync
4 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.38%) SAS
5 2 (0.38%) Moodle
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) FileNet
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.88%) MS Visio
3 31 (5.93%) MS Office
4 30 (5.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.53%) MS Project
7 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.96%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.76%) SunGard Martini
3 4 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.38%) Endur
5 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.76%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.38%) IaaS
3 2 (0.38%) Force.com
3 2 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) Intranet
2 6 (1.15%) HTTP
3 4 (0.76%) Firewall
4 3 (0.57%) VLAN
4 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) VPN
5 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.19%) Extranet
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.87%) MS Access
4 10 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.53%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.15%) Big Data
8 6 (1.15%) QlikView
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.72%) JIRA
2 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) VisualAge
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 260 (49.71%) Finance
2 188 (35.95%) Banking
3 117 (22.37%) Investment Banking
4 32 (6.12%) Front Office
5 27 (5.16%) Retail
6 21 (4.02%) Advertising
7 14 (2.68%) Legal
7 14 (2.68%) Marketing
7 14 (2.68%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.29%) Back Office
9 7 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.34%) Law
9 7 (1.34%) Billing
10 4 (0.76%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.38%) French Language
12 2 (0.38%) German Language
12 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 381 (72.85%) Analyst
2 345 (65.97%) Business Analyst
3 48 (9.18%) Developer
4 34 (6.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 33 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 30 (5.74%) Data Analyst
7 29 (5.54%) IT Business Analyst
7 29 (5.54%) Banking Business Analyst
8 23 (4.40%) Architect
9 21 (4.02%) Consultant
10 20 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (3.44%) Senior Business Analyst
12 15 (2.87%) Systems Analyst
13 13 (2.49%) Process Analyst
13 13 (2.49%) Risk Analyst
14 12 (2.29%) Lead Business Analyst
15 11 (2.10%) Business Manager
15 11 (2.10%) Tester
15 11 (2.10%) Systems Tester
16 10 (1.91%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.40%) .NET
2 16 (3.06%) XML
3 8 (1.53%) HTML
3 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 8 (1.53%) WPF
3 8 (1.53%) Web Services
4 6 (1.15%) SOAP
4 6 (1.15%) FpML
5 5 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.76%) CSS
7 3 (0.57%) J2EE
7 3 (0.57%) jQuery
8 2 (0.38%) OLE
8 2 (0.38%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.38%) DHTML
8 2 (0.38%) XSD
8 2 (0.38%) ODBC
8 2 (0.38%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.88%) Derivative
3 35 (6.69%) Fixed Income
4 20 (3.82%) SWIFT
5 18 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (3.44%) Credit Risk
5 18 (3.44%) Market Risk
6 17 (3.25%) Equities
7 12 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 9 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.34%) Reference Data
9 7 (1.34%) NHS
9 7 (1.34%) User Experience
10 5 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.96%) Social Media
10 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.76%) Contract for Difference
12 3 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.06%) Windows
2 12 (2.29%) Linux
3 6 (1.15%) UNIX
4 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 91 (17.40%) Project Management
3 60 (11.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (10.13%) Data Analysis
5 38 (7.27%) Use Case
6 36 (6.88%) GAP Analysis
7 34 (6.50%) Change Management
8 32 (6.12%) UML
8 32 (6.12%) CRM
8 32 (6.12%) Validation
9 31 (5.93%) Scrum
10 30 (5.74%) Risk Management
11 27 (5.16%) Migration
11 27 (5.16%) Workflow
12 25 (4.78%) Data Management
12 25 (4.78%) Waterfall
13 23 (4.40%) Data Modelling
14 22 (4.21%) PRINCE2
14 22 (4.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 101 (19.31%) SQL
2 25 (4.78%) Java
3 22 (4.21%) C#
4 18 (3.44%) VBA
5 16 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.53%) C
8 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.57%) C++
10 2 (0.38%) VB
10 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.19%) SOQL
11 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (7.27%) Degree
2 18 (3.44%) ISEB
3 9 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.53%) PMP
5 5 (0.96%) IIBA
6 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.57%) CBAP
7 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.38%) MCSE
8 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) ACCA
9 1 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) APMP
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.07%) QA
2 12 (2.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (1.91%) FATCA
4 9 (1.72%) EMIR
5 6 (1.15%) Basel III
5 6 (1.15%) MiFID
6 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.57%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.57%) COBIT
8 2 (0.38%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.12%) Oracle
3 14 (2.68%) SAP
4 10 (1.91%) HP
5 9 (1.72%) IBM
5 9 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.34%) Ariba
6 7 (1.34%) Tableau
7 6 (1.15%) Guidewire
7 6 (1.15%) SunGard
8 5 (0.96%) Calypso
8 5 (0.96%) Citrix
8 5 (0.96%) Siebel
8 5 (0.96%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.96%) WorldPay
9 4 (0.76%) Teradata
10 3 (0.57%) GoldenSource
10 3 (0.57%) Symantec
10 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.57%) Cognos
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term+
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago