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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 41 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 241 413 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.14% 5.72% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 7.47% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 336 347
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£475 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £43.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -53.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -46.57%
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
4445 5527 5825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.44% 76.55% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 4080 4298
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 91
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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.

1 208 (41.27%) Finance
2 148 (29.37%) Banking
3 103 (20.44%) Project Management
4 102 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (18.85%) SQL
6 78 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (15.28%) Investment Banking
8 53 (10.52%) Risk Management
8 53 (10.52%) Data Modelling
9 49 (9.72%) Front Office
10 48 (9.52%) Degree
11 47 (9.33%) Asset Management
12 45 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (8.73%) Oracle
14 41 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (7.74%) MS Excel
15 39 (7.74%) CRM
16 37 (7.34%) Microsoft
17 36 (7.14%) MS Visio
18 34 (6.75%) SQL Server
19 33 (6.55%) Data Analysis
20 32 (6.35%) .NET
21 31 (6.15%) Retail
22 30 (5.95%) ISEB
22 30 (5.95%) Scrum
23 29 (5.75%) Market Risk
24 28 (5.56%) Waterfall
25 27 (5.36%) Use Case
25 27 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
25 27 (5.36%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.79%) SAS
4 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Lync
6 1 (0.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.20%) Confluence
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.20%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.20%) Documentum
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
6 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
Applications
1 39 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 23 (4.56%) MS Project
4 18 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.78%) MS Office
6 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.38%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.99%) HiPortfolio
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.40%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.40%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.20%) Tridion
6 1 (0.20%) Global One
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.20%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.20%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.20%) Office 365
1 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.20%) Force.com
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
1 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.99%) Intranet
2 4 (0.79%) Internet
3 2 (0.40%) SSL
3 2 (0.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) MVNO
4 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) PPP
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) VoIP
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.78%) QlikView
5 14 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.98%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.99%) MS Access
9 5 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.79%) DB2
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.60%) OLAP
11 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.40%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (0.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (2.78%) JIRA
1 14 (2.78%) Maven
1 14 (2.78%) JUnit
2 13 (2.58%) CruiseControl
3 10 (1.98%) Mockito
3 10 (1.98%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.79%) jMock
5 3 (0.60%) Hudson
5 3 (0.60%) Ant
5 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.40%) Toad
6 2 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.40%) MSTest
6 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.40%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.20%) WATIR
General
1 208 (41.27%) Finance
2 148 (29.37%) Banking
3 77 (15.28%) Investment Banking
4 49 (9.72%) Front Office
5 31 (6.15%) Retail
6 20 (3.97%) Back Office
7 17 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 16 (3.17%) Legal
9 14 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
10 12 (2.38%) Advertising
11 10 (1.98%) Marketing
12 8 (1.59%) Retail Banking
13 6 (1.19%) Billing
13 6 (1.19%) Law
14 5 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.99%) Publishing
15 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 360 (71.43%) Analyst
2 320 (63.49%) Business Analyst
3 42 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 37 (7.34%) Developer
5 20 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (3.37%) Data Analyst
7 17 (3.37%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 16 (3.17%) Banking Business Analyst
9 15 (2.98%) Systems Analyst
9 15 (2.98%) IT Business Analyst
9 15 (2.98%) Business Manager
10 14 (2.78%) Consultant
10 14 (2.78%) Architect
11 11 (2.18%) Project Analyst
11 11 (2.18%) Technical Business Analyst
12 10 (1.98%) Siebel Business Analyst
12 10 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (1.98%) Software Engineer
13 9 (1.79%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.35%) .NET
2 24 (4.76%) Web Services
3 17 (3.37%) Spring
4 14 (2.78%) J2EE
4 14 (2.78%) JDBC
5 13 (2.58%) Spring MVC
6 11 (2.18%) Hibernate
7 9 (1.79%) XML
8 5 (0.99%) HTML
8 5 (0.99%) CSS
9 4 (0.79%) RESTful
9 4 (0.79%) jQuery
9 4 (0.79%) FpML
9 4 (0.79%) Middleware
9 4 (0.79%) JMS
9 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.60%) WinForms
10 3 (0.60%) Mason
10 3 (0.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.75%) Market Risk
3 23 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (4.37%) Derivative
5 19 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.57%) Equities
6 18 (3.57%) User Experience
7 13 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.38%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.39%) iPad
10 6 (1.19%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.99%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.99%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.79%) FMCG
12 4 (0.79%) NHS
13 3 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.60%) Social Media
13 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.18%) UNIX
2 10 (1.98%) Windows
3 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.60%) Linux
3 3 (0.60%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.44%) Project Management
2 102 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (10.52%) Risk Management
4 53 (10.52%) Data Modelling
5 47 (9.33%) Asset Management
6 41 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (7.74%) CRM
8 33 (6.55%) Data Analysis
9 30 (5.95%) Scrum
10 28 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 27 (5.36%) Use Case
11 27 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (5.36%) PRINCE2
12 26 (5.16%) E-Commerce
12 26 (5.16%) Workflow
13 25 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
14 24 (4.76%) Investment Management
14 24 (4.76%) User Stories
15 23 (4.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.85%) SQL
2 25 (4.96%) Java
3 22 (4.37%) C#
4 13 (2.58%) T-SQL
5 12 (2.38%) VBA
6 6 (1.19%) C
7 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.99%) Scala
8 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.40%) Ruby
10 2 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.20%) R
11 1 (0.20%) COBOL
11 1 (0.20%) Perl
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.20%) VB
11 1 (0.20%) Python
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (9.52%) Degree
2 30 (5.95%) ISEB
3 7 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.19%) PMP
4 6 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.19%) IIBA
5 5 (0.99%) CBAP
5 5 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.60%) CISA
7 3 (0.60%) MBA
7 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.40%) GIAC
8 2 (0.40%) CISSP
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.20%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.98%) QA
2 13 (2.58%) EMIR
3 10 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.99%) SLA
7 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.60%) Basel III
7 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.60%) FATCA
8 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.20%) GxP
8 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.59%) Control-M
2 7 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (8.73%) Oracle
2 37 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.77%) Siebel
4 17 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.78%) Bloomberg
6 13 (2.58%) Charles River
7 10 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.79%) SAP
9 8 (1.59%) Misys
10 7 (1.39%) thinkFolio
11 5 (0.99%) Sybase
11 5 (0.99%) SunGard
11 5 (0.99%) HP
12 4 (0.79%) IBM
12 4 (0.79%) Murex
12 4 (0.79%) Tableau
13 3 (0.60%) Cognos
13 3 (0.60%) Reuters
13 3 (0.60%) Lotus
13 3 (0.60%) Hyperion
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £480 per day
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