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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 36 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 267 258 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.58% 4.48% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 5.79% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 198 314
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £334 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £629 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £53.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 258 (50.10%) Finance
2 179 (34.76%) Banking
3 108 (20.97%) Investment Banking
4 98 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (17.67%) SQL
6 88 (17.09%) Project Management
7 84 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (11.84%) Microsoft
9 57 (11.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 52 (10.10%) Data Analysis
11 47 (9.13%) MS Excel
12 40 (7.77%) MS Visio
13 39 (7.57%) Degree
14 37 (7.18%) Use Case
15 36 (6.99%) QA
16 34 (6.60%) Derivative
16 34 (6.60%) Front Office
16 34 (6.60%) GAP Analysis
17 33 (6.41%) Fixed Income
17 33 (6.41%) SQL Server
18 32 (6.21%) UML
19 31 (6.02%) CRM
19 31 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
20 30 (5.83%) Oracle
21 29 (5.63%) MS Office
21 29 (5.63%) Change Management
21 29 (5.63%) Workflow
22 28 (5.44%) Validation
23 27 (5.24%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.58%) Lync
3 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.58%) Confluence
3 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.39%) CMS
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.39%) Moodle
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.19%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.19%) FileNet
5 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 47 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.77%) MS Visio
3 31 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (5.63%) MS Office
5 9 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.55%) MS Project
7 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.78%) SunGard Martini
3 4 (0.78%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.58%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.39%) HFM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.19%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.19%) Agresso
6 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) IaaS
2 3 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.58%) Office 365
3 2 (0.39%) Force.com
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.94%) HTTP
2 8 (1.55%) VLAN
3 5 (0.97%) Intranet
4 4 (0.78%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) LDAP
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
7 1 (0.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.14%) MS Access
4 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.17%) QlikView
8 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.97%) Big Data
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.39%) Essbase
12 2 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.75%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.58%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.58%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 258 (50.10%) Finance
2 179 (34.76%) Banking
3 108 (20.97%) Investment Banking
4 34 (6.60%) Front Office
5 26 (5.05%) Retail
6 21 (4.08%) Advertising
7 14 (2.72%) Legal
7 14 (2.72%) Marketing
8 12 (2.33%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.33%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.94%) Back Office
10 8 (1.55%) Law
11 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.17%) Billing
12 6 (1.17%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.39%) French Language
14 2 (0.39%) German Language
15 1 (0.19%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 381 (73.98%) Analyst
2 344 (66.80%) Business Analyst
3 48 (9.32%) Developer
4 36 (6.99%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 29 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.44%) Data Analyst
6 28 (5.44%) IT Business Analyst
7 27 (5.24%) Banking Business Analyst
8 23 (4.47%) Consultant
9 19 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.11%) Architect
10 16 (3.11%) Senior Business Analyst
11 13 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
11 13 (2.52%) Analyst Developer
11 13 (2.52%) Risk Analyst
12 12 (2.33%) Systems Tester
12 12 (2.33%) Tester
12 12 (2.33%) Process Analyst
13 11 (2.14%) Lead Business Analyst
14 10 (1.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.69%) .NET
2 14 (2.72%) XML
3 10 (1.94%) SOAP
4 7 (1.36%) HTML
5 6 (1.17%) FpML
5 6 (1.17%) WPF
5 6 (1.17%) Web Services
6 5 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.78%) CSS
8 2 (0.39%) DHTML
8 2 (0.39%) J2EE
8 2 (0.39%) OLE
8 2 (0.39%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.39%) ODBC
8 2 (0.39%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.39%) Java EE
8 2 (0.39%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) Mason
9 1 (0.19%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.60%) Derivative
3 33 (6.41%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.08%) SWIFT
5 18 (3.50%) Equities
5 18 (3.50%) Market Risk
6 17 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.91%) Credit Risk
8 10 (1.94%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (1.55%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.17%) Social Media
10 6 (1.17%) User Experience
11 5 (0.97%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.97%) CMDB
11 5 (0.97%) NHS
12 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.78%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.88%) Windows
2 10 (1.94%) Linux
3 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.36%) UNIX
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (19.03%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (17.09%) Project Management
4 57 (11.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 52 (10.10%) Data Analysis
6 37 (7.18%) Use Case
7 34 (6.60%) GAP Analysis
8 32 (6.21%) UML
9 31 (6.02%) CRM
10 29 (5.63%) Change Management
10 29 (5.63%) Workflow
11 28 (5.44%) Validation
12 27 (5.24%) Migration
12 27 (5.24%) Scrum
12 27 (5.24%) Risk Management
13 25 (4.85%) PRINCE2
14 24 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (4.47%) Data Modelling
16 22 (4.27%) Service Management
16 22 (4.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 91 (17.67%) SQL
2 21 (4.08%) Java
3 19 (3.69%) C#
4 15 (2.91%) VBA
5 14 (2.72%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.36%) C
8 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.78%) C++
10 2 (0.39%) VB
10 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.39%) 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 39 (7.57%) Degree
2 16 (3.11%) ISEB
3 10 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.75%) PMP
5 7 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.36%) IIBA
6 4 (0.78%) CBAP
7 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) MCSE
8 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) CIPD
9 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.19%) ACCA
9 1 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.99%) QA
2 10 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (1.36%) FATCA
3 7 (1.36%) EMIR
4 6 (1.17%) MiFID
4 6 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.78%) Basel III
6 3 (0.58%) COBIT
7 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.83%) Oracle
3 14 (2.72%) HP
4 13 (2.52%) SAP
5 11 (2.14%) Business Objects
5 11 (2.14%) IBM
6 10 (1.94%) Citrix
7 9 (1.75%) WorldPay
8 8 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.36%) Cognos
9 7 (1.36%) Tableau
10 6 (1.17%) Guidewire
10 6 (1.17%) Ariba
10 6 (1.17%) SunGard
11 5 (0.97%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.97%) Calypso
12 4 (0.78%) Siebel
12 4 (0.78%) Sybase
13 3 (0.58%) Fidessa
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