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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 40 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 245 398 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.13% 5.46% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 7.13% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 329 365
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £43.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+45.55% -44.78%
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
4547 5580 5608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.56% 76.54% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3496 4115 4176
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 21 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.

1 204 (40.48%) Finance
2 150 (29.76%) Banking
3 108 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (20.63%) Project Management
5 95 (18.85%) SQL
6 84 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 76 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (11.31%) Data Modelling
9 52 (10.32%) Risk Management
10 51 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (9.92%) Front Office
12 43 (8.53%) CRM
12 43 (8.53%) Asset Management
13 42 (8.33%) Degree
13 42 (8.33%) MS Excel
14 41 (8.13%) Oracle
14 41 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (7.54%) Microsoft
16 36 (7.14%) Data Analysis
17 35 (6.94%) Retail
18 34 (6.75%) MS Visio
19 33 (6.55%) SQL Server
20 32 (6.35%) ISEB
21 31 (6.15%) Market Risk
22 30 (5.95%) Scrum
23 29 (5.75%) Use Case
24 28 (5.56%) E-Commerce
24 28 (5.56%) PRINCE2
25 27 (5.36%) Java
25 27 (5.36%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 18 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.79%) SAS
5 3 (0.60%) CMS
5 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.40%) Moodle
6 2 (0.40%) Lync
6 2 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.20%) Node.js
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Documentum
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.20%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.75%) MS Visio
3 24 (4.76%) MS Project
4 17 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.78%) MS Office
6 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.18%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.99%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.40%) Global One
4 2 (0.40%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
4 2 (0.40%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.40%) Algo Collateral
4 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Tridion
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.20%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Force.com
1 2 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.79%) Intranet
2 3 (0.60%) Internet
3 2 (0.40%) LDAP
3 2 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) VoIP
4 1 (0.20%) WAN
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.38%) QlikView
7 11 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.79%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (0.79%) MS Access
10 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.60%) Big Data
10 3 (0.60%) DB2
10 3 (0.60%) OLAP
11 2 (0.40%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (3.17%) Maven
2 15 (2.98%) JUnit
3 14 (2.78%) CruiseControl
4 13 (2.58%) JIRA
5 10 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.98%) Mockito
6 5 (0.99%) Hudson
6 5 (0.99%) jMock
7 4 (0.79%) Ant
8 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.40%) Toad
9 2 (0.40%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.40%) MSTest
9 2 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.40%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.40%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.20%) Behat
10 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
General
1 204 (40.48%) Finance
2 150 (29.76%) Banking
3 84 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 50 (9.92%) Front Office
5 35 (6.94%) Retail
6 23 (4.56%) Back Office
7 18 (3.57%) Legal
8 17 (3.37%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.78%) Advertising
10 12 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
11 11 (2.18%) Marketing
12 8 (1.59%) Retail Banking
13 6 (1.19%) Law
14 5 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.99%) Publishing
14 5 (0.99%) Billing
15 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.40%) Local Government
17 2 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 360 (71.43%) Analyst
2 320 (63.49%) Business Analyst
3 39 (7.74%) Project Manager
4 31 (6.15%) Developer
5 20 (3.97%) Data Analyst
6 17 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (3.37%) Business Manager
6 17 (3.37%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 17 (3.37%) Banking Business Analyst
7 16 (3.17%) IT Business Analyst
7 16 (3.17%) Consultant
8 15 (2.98%) Systems Analyst
8 15 (2.98%) Architect
9 14 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
10 13 (2.58%) Technical Business Analyst
11 12 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (1.98%) Project Analyst
12 10 (1.98%) Software Engineer
12 10 (1.98%) Siebel Business Analyst
13 9 (1.79%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.16%) .NET
2 24 (4.76%) Web Services
3 19 (3.77%) Spring
4 16 (3.17%) J2EE
5 15 (2.98%) JDBC
6 14 (2.78%) Spring MVC
7 12 (2.38%) Hibernate
8 9 (1.79%) XML
9 6 (1.19%) HTML
9 6 (1.19%) FpML
10 5 (0.99%) JMS
10 5 (0.99%) RESTful
11 4 (0.79%) jQuery
11 4 (0.79%) Middleware
11 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.79%) CSS
12 3 (0.60%) Ajax
12 3 (0.60%) Akka
13 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.15%) Market Risk
3 24 (4.76%) Derivative
4 23 (4.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.17%) Equities
7 14 (2.78%) User Experience
8 13 (2.58%) Credit Risk
9 12 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.59%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.19%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.19%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.99%) iPad
12 5 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.79%) FMCG
13 4 (0.79%) NHS
14 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.60%) Learning Management System
14 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.58%) UNIX
1 13 (2.58%) Windows
2 4 (0.79%) Linux
3 2 (0.40%) Android
3 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (20.63%) Project Management
3 76 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (11.31%) Data Modelling
5 52 (10.32%) Risk Management
6 43 (8.53%) Asset Management
6 43 (8.53%) CRM
7 41 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (7.14%) Data Analysis
9 30 (5.95%) Scrum
10 29 (5.75%) Use Case
11 28 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 28 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 27 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 26 (5.16%) Workflow
14 25 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
15 23 (4.56%) User Stories
16 21 (4.17%) UML
17 20 (3.97%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.85%) SQL
2 27 (5.36%) Java
3 16 (3.17%) C#
4 10 (1.98%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.98%) VBA
5 6 (1.19%) Scala
6 5 (0.99%) C
6 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.99%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.60%) Ruby
7 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.60%) Groovy
8 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.40%) R
8 2 (0.40%) Perl
8 2 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) C++
9 1 (0.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 42 (8.33%) Degree
2 32 (6.35%) ISEB
3 7 (1.39%) IIBA
4 6 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.99%) CBAP
5 5 (0.99%) PMP
5 5 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.60%) CISA
6 3 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.40%) MBA
7 2 (0.40%) GIAC
7 2 (0.40%) CISSP
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
7 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.98%) QA
2 11 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (2.18%) EMIR
3 10 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.99%) SLA
6 4 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.60%) Basel III
8 2 (0.40%) FATCA
9 1 (0.20%) GxP
9 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.19%) Control-M
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (8.13%) Oracle
2 38 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.97%) Siebel
4 18 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.98%) Bloomberg
6 11 (2.18%) Charles River
7 9 (1.79%) SAP
7 9 (1.79%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.39%) thinkFolio
9 6 (1.19%) SunGard
9 6 (1.19%) HP
10 5 (0.99%) Murex
10 5 (0.99%) GoldenSource
10 5 (0.99%) Tableau
11 4 (0.79%) Misys
11 4 (0.79%) IBM
11 4 (0.79%) Reuters
12 3 (0.60%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.60%) Lotus
12 3 (0.60%) Cognos
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