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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 45 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 225 423 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.82% 5.75% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 7.56% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 338 370
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £357 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -32.45%
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
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 210 (41.26%) Finance
2 156 (30.65%) Banking
3 113 (22.20%) Project Management
4 85 (16.70%) SQL
5 79 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (15.52%) Investment Banking
6 54 (10.61%) Asset Management
6 54 (10.61%) Degree
7 49 (9.63%) Risk Management
8 48 (9.43%) Data Modelling
9 41 (8.06%) Front Office
10 40 (7.86%) Oracle
10 40 (7.86%) MS Visio
10 40 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (7.47%) Data Analysis
13 37 (7.27%) MS Excel
13 37 (7.27%) Scrum
14 36 (7.07%) SQL Server
14 36 (7.07%) Retail
15 35 (6.88%) PRINCE2
16 33 (6.48%) ISEB
17 32 (6.29%) CRM
18 30 (5.89%) Microsoft
18 30 (5.89%) Workflow
19 28 (5.50%) Change Management
19 28 (5.50%) Market Risk
20 27 (5.30%) .NET
21 26 (5.11%) UML
21 26 (5.11%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (0.98%) SAS
4 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.39%) CMS
6 2 (0.39%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.20%) Lync
7 1 (0.20%) Node.js
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Documentum
7 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.20%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 40 (7.86%) MS Visio
2 37 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (3.93%) MS Project
4 19 (3.73%) MS Office
5 5 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.39%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.20%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.20%) Eagle STAR
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Tridion
5 1 (0.20%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) Force.com
3 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.16%) Intranet
2 8 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
3 2 (0.39%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.20%) MVNO
4 1 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) PPP
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) VoIP
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.95%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.55%) QlikView
6 12 (2.36%) Data Mining
6 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.38%) MS Access
9 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.79%) Big Data
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.59%) DB2
11 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (2.75%) JUnit
2 13 (2.55%) Maven
2 13 (2.55%) CruiseControl
3 9 (1.77%) TeamCity
3 9 (1.77%) Mockito
4 7 (1.38%) JIRA
5 5 (0.98%) jMock
6 4 (0.79%) Hudson
7 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.39%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.39%) Ant
8 2 (0.39%) MSTest
8 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.39%) NSubstitute
8 2 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.20%) LSMW
9 1 (0.20%) WATIR
9 1 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 210 (41.26%) Finance
2 156 (30.65%) Banking
3 79 (15.52%) Investment Banking
4 41 (8.06%) Front Office
5 36 (7.07%) Retail
6 17 (3.34%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.34%) Corporate Banking
7 15 (2.95%) Legal
8 14 (2.75%) Back Office
8 14 (2.75%) Retail Banking
9 11 (2.16%) Advertising
10 9 (1.77%) Marketing
11 7 (1.38%) Publishing
12 6 (1.18%) Law
13 5 (0.98%) Billing
13 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.79%) German Language
14 4 (0.79%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 366 (71.91%) Analyst
2 333 (65.42%) Business Analyst
3 49 (9.63%) Project Manager
4 36 (7.07%) Developer
5 30 (5.89%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (5.30%) Senior Business Analyst
7 22 (4.32%) Banking Business Analyst
8 16 (3.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 16 (3.14%) Consultant
8 16 (3.14%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 15 (2.95%) Data Analyst
9 15 (2.95%) Architect
10 13 (2.55%) IT Business Analyst
10 13 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (2.36%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (2.36%) Business Manager
12 11 (2.16%) Technical Business Analyst
12 11 (2.16%) Project Analyst
12 11 (2.16%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 9 (1.77%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.30%) .NET
2 21 (4.13%) Web Services
3 16 (3.14%) Spring
4 14 (2.75%) J2EE
4 14 (2.75%) JDBC
5 13 (2.55%) Spring MVC
6 9 (1.77%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.38%) CSS
8 6 (1.18%) HTML
8 6 (1.18%) XML
8 6 (1.18%) Mason
9 5 (0.98%) JMS
9 5 (0.98%) Middleware
10 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.79%) jQuery
11 3 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.59%) HTML5
11 3 (0.59%) Ajax
11 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.39%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.50%) Market Risk
2 25 (4.91%) Derivative
3 21 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.54%) Fixed Income
5 16 (3.14%) Equities
6 14 (2.75%) Credit Risk
7 13 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.77%) iPad
9 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.79%) FMCG
10 4 (0.79%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.79%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.59%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.59%) Social Media
11 3 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.39%) Replication
12 2 (0.39%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.77%) UNIX
2 7 (1.38%) Windows
3 4 (0.79%) Android
3 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.20%) Project Management
2 79 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (10.61%) Asset Management
4 49 (9.63%) Risk Management
5 48 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 40 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 38 (7.47%) Data Analysis
9 37 (7.27%) Scrum
10 35 (6.88%) PRINCE2
11 32 (6.29%) CRM
12 30 (5.89%) Workflow
13 28 (5.50%) Change Management
14 26 (5.11%) UML
14 26 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (4.72%) Use Case
15 24 (4.72%) Investment Management
16 21 (4.13%) Systems Analysis
16 21 (4.13%) Waterfall
17 20 (3.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (16.70%) SQL
2 22 (4.32%) Java
3 18 (3.54%) C#
4 13 (2.55%) VBA
5 10 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.38%) C
7 4 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.59%) Scala
8 3 (0.59%) Python
9 2 (0.39%) VBScript
9 2 (0.39%) Perl
9 2 (0.39%) C++
9 2 (0.39%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) XPath
10 1 (0.20%) COBOL
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (10.61%) Degree
2 33 (6.48%) ISEB
3 7 (1.38%) IIBA
3 7 (1.38%) CBAP
3 7 (1.38%) PMP
3 7 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) CISA
6 3 (0.59%) MBA
7 2 (0.39%) GIAC
7 2 (0.39%) CIMA
7 2 (0.39%) ACCA
7 2 (0.39%) CISSP
7 2 (0.39%) Siebel Certification
7 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.52%) QA
2 14 (2.75%) EMIR
3 12 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.77%) Basel III
5 6 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.98%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.79%) SLA
8 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.59%) FATCA
8 3 (0.59%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.39%) MiFID
10 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.57%) Control-M
2 5 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (7.86%) Oracle
2 30 (5.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.75%) Charles River
5 11 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.77%) Misys
7 8 (1.57%) Siebel
8 7 (1.38%) SAP
9 6 (1.18%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.18%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.98%) Sybase
10 5 (0.98%) IBM
11 4 (0.79%) Informatica
11 4 (0.79%) SunGard
11 4 (0.79%) Cognos
12 3 (0.59%) Tableau
12 3 (0.59%) Murex
12 3 (0.59%) Lotus
12 3 (0.59%) Open Text
13 2 (0.39%) Thunderhead
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